# Decimals - Thousandths

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 1 whole unit can be split into 1,000 equal parts. Each part is one thousandth.

Or we can show the same thing this way:

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

## Numbers with place value

When we write numbers with thousandths using decimals we use a decimal point and places to the right of this decimal point. The thousandth place is three places to the right of the decimal point.

 389/1000 = .389 . 3 8 9 We read this number as three hundred eighty-nine thousandths

## Examples of numbers with thousandths

 Blocks Fraction Decimal Notes 1/1000 .001 one thousandth 2/1000 .002 two thousandths 37/1000 .037 thirty-seven thousandths Note: three hundredths = thirty thousandths ( .03 = .030 ) 104/1000 .104 one hundred four thousandths Note: one tenth = one hundred thousandths ( .1 = .100) 545/1000 .545 five hundred forty-five thousandths 1 1/1000 1.001 one and one thousandth 1 263/1000 1.263 one and two hundred sixty-three thousandths

The worksheets below will help practice working with decimals and place values to the right of the decimal point.