Decimals - Hundredths

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Block showing one whole unit 1 whole unit can be split into 100 equal parts. Each part is one hundredth block showing 100 hundredths


Or we can show the same thing this way:

Block showing one whole unit Block showing one whole split into tenths block showing 100 hundredths
block showing one hundredth
One (1) whole unit Split into ten equal parts (tenths) Each tenth split into ten equal parts Each part is one hundredth


Numbers with place value

When we write numbers with hundredths using decimals we use a decimal point and places to the right of this decimal point. The hundredth place is two places to the right of the decimal point.

  label for decimal point holder lable for tenths place label for hundredths place
73/100 = .73 . 7 3
We read this number as seventy-three hundredths


Examples of numbers with hundredths

Blocks Fraction Decimal Notes
block showing one hundredth 1/100


one hundredth

blocks showing two hundredths 2/100


two hundredths

block showing four tenthsblocks showing four hundredths 44/100


forty-four hundredths

Note: four tenths = forty hundredths
( .4 = .40 )

blocks showing eight tenthsblocks showing seven hundredths 87/100


eighty-seven hundredths

block showing three tenthsblock showing five hundredths 35/100


thirty-five hundredths

one whole unitblock showing one hundredth 1 1/100


one and one hundredths

one whole unit2 tenthsblocks showing six hundredths 1 26/100


one and twenty-six hundredths


Use the worksheets below to practice working with decimals using hundredths:


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