10 , or any number to the zero power, is defined as that number divided
by itself. Any number divided by itself is equal to 1 (100 = 10/10 = 1).
If you said "'zero" (100),
As you probably noticed in Frame 3-2, the place to the right of the
then you would be correct.
decimal point always ends in "ths." The decimal is read as though it
were a fraction with the numerator followed by the denominator. (The
denominator is the place value of the last digit.) For example:
,which is read, "forty-six hundredths."
NOTE: Don't forget the "ths." It is this sound which notifies you that you
are dealing with a decimal instead of a whole number.
a. Write the number meaning "one hundred twenty-seven thousand."
b. Write the number meaning "one hundred twenty-seven thousandths."
Remember, the "ths" of the right-most digit is read. For example, 0.032
is read as "thirty-two thousandths," not as "three hundredths and two
a. How is 0.3736 read?
b. 0.127 or
b. How is 0.000002 read?
The decimal point is read as "AND." For example, 35.362 is read as
"thirty-five AND three hundred sixty-two thousandths."
a. three thousand
a. How is 404.404 read?
b. Write fourteen and five tenths.
b. 2 millionths