|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|
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|
|Note: ten tenths = one|
one and one tenth
one and two tenths
Try these worksheets to help practice working with whole numbers and tenths: