|1 whole unit can be split into 100 equal parts. Each part is one hundredth|
Would you like help with writing a certain number of hundredths 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 tenth split into ten equal parts||Each part is one hundredth|
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.
|73/100 = .73||.||7||3|
|We read this number as seventy-three hundredths|
Note: four tenths = forty hundredths
one and one hundredths
one and twenty-six hundredths