Decimal places - Wiki

  • #digitcount
    • In 42.321, what does 3 digit stands for 

      • #digitcount method, 3 is right of the decimal so it is tenth.
        in 42.321 

        4 is tens

        2 is ones

        3 is tenth

        2 is hundredth 

        1 is thousandth

  • #Decimalplaces
    • In 84.569, what does the digit 5 stand for?
      • #Decimalplaces

        5 tens = 50

        5 ones = 5 

        5 tenths = 0.5

        5 hundredths = 0.05

        5 tenths is the correct answer.