**Definition **

A fraction is that represents a part of a whole or in other words , any number of equal parts. This is the mathematical expression representing the division of one whole number by another. The two numbers separated by a horizontal or diagonal line, fractions are also used to indicate a part of a whole number or a ratio between two numbers. A fraction whose denominator is a power of ten and whose numerator is expressed by figures placed to the right of a decimal point. A decimal number is a number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal point. Watch Decimals Videos to learn more.

**Decimals and its operations**

**Decimal **means** ****ten. **

The name of a decimal is determined by the number of places to the __ right__ of the decimal point.

**Mixed decimals **are numbers with both whole numbers and decimals.The name of a whole number is determined by the number of places to the** left** of the decimal point.In the number 128.765, 1 is in the hundreds place, 2 is in the tens place, 8 is in the ones place, 7 is in the tenths place, 6 is in the hundredths place, and 5 is in the thousandths place. To read a decimal correctly, first find the decimal point. Whole numbers are to the left of the decimal point; any numbers to the right of a decimal point form a decimal fraction Say “and” for the decimal point. The decimal 2164.511 is read as “two thousand, one hundred sixty-four

__five hundred eleven thousandths”.__

*and*Writing extra zeros after the decimal point does *not* change the value. The decimals 0.2, 0.20, and 0.200 are **equivalent decimals. **

Decimal part is the position of the digit in the decimal number determines the digit’s value.

**Decimals Videos**

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