# Decimals - Tenths 1 whole unit can be split into 10 equal parts. Each part is one tenth Want to write a certain number of tenths in decimal form? Try the Converter at the foot of this page.

Or we can show the same thing this way:    One (1) whole unit Split into ten equal parts (tenths) Each part is one tenth

## Numbers with place value

When we write numbers with tenths using decimals we use a decimal point and the tenths place to the right of this decimal point. The tenth place is immediately right of the decimal point.  9/10 = .9 . 9 We read this number as nine tenths

## Examples of numbers with tenths

 Blocks Fraction Decimal Notes 1/10 .1 one tenth 2/10 .2 two tenths 3/10 .3 three tenths 4/10 .4 four tenths 5/10 .5 five tenths 6/10 .6 six tenths 7/10 .7 seven tenths 8/10 .8 eight tenths 9/10 .9 nine tenths 10/10 1 one Note: ten tenths = one  1 1/10 1.1 one and one tenth  1 2/10 1.2 one and two tenths

### Tenths to Decimals: Converter

Try these worksheets to help practice working with whole numbers and tenths:

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