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Sharapova
New Member
USA
2 Posts 
Posted  09/04/2007 : 18:33:27

Can you please help? I know how to write 0.00283 in word form. You write twohundred eightythree thousandths.
I do not know how to write 17.39625 It is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.
Thank you. 


Subhotosh Khan
Advanced Member
USA
9116 Posts 
Posted  09/04/2007 : 20:42:02

quote: Originally posted by Sharapova
Can you please help? I know how to write 0.00283 in word form. You write twohundred eightythree thousandths.
As far as I know above is incorrect.
two hundred ans eightythree thousandth = 283/1000 = 0.283
I do not know how to write 17.39625 It is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.
Thank you.



skeeter
Advanced Member
USA
5634 Posts 
Posted  09/04/2007 : 21:02:51

quote: Originally posted by Sharapova
Can you please help? I know how to write 0.00283 in word form. You write twohundred eightythree thousandths.
5 decimal places is hundred thousandths ... so it would be twohundred eightythree hundred thousandths
I do not know how to write 17.39625
seventeen and thirtynine thousand six hundred twentyfive hundred thousandths
It is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.
in general ... 1 decimal, tenths 2 decimals, hundredths 3 decimals, thousandths 4 decimals, ten thousandths 5 decimals, hundred thousandths 6 decimals, millionths and so on
Thank you.



Sharapova
New Member
USA
2 Posts 
Posted  09/04/2007 : 21:20:35

Thank you so much for your help! I really appreciate it a lot. This is going to help me with my tests and quizzes a whole bunch. I understand the place values now.
Thank you fourteen thousand and ninetyfive hundred thousandths. (14,000.00095)
Sharapova 



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