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Sharapova
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USA
2 Posts

 Posted - 09/04/2007 :  18:33:27 Can you please help? I know how to write0.00283 in word form. You write two-hundred eighty-three thousandths.I do not know how to write 17.39625It is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.Thank you.

Subhotosh Khan

USA
9117 Posts

 Posted - 09/04/2007 :  20:42:02 quote:Originally posted by SharapovaCan you please help? I know how to write0.00283 in word form. You write two-hundred eighty-three thousandths. As far as I know above is incorrect.two hundred ans eighty-three thousandth = 283/1000 = 0.283 I do not know how to write 17.39625It is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.Thank you.

skeeter

USA
5634 Posts

 Posted - 09/04/2007 :  21:02:51 quote:Originally posted by SharapovaCan you please help? I know how to write0.00283 in word form. You write two-hundred eighty-three thousandths.5 decimal places is hundred thousandths ... so it would be two-hundred eighty-three hundred thousandthsI do not know how to write 17.39625seventeen and thirty-nine thousand six hundred twenty-five hundred thousandthsIt is the numbers right after the decimal that confuse me.in general ...1 decimal, tenths2 decimals, hundredths3 decimals, thousandths4 decimals, ten thousandths5 decimals, hundred thousandths6 decimals, millionthsand so onThank you.

Sharapova
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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 ninety-five hundred thousandths. (14,000.00095) Sharapova
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