Decimal Fractions with 1000 as Denominator

Thousandths place is written in decimal fractions with 1000 as denominator.

Draw a square and divide it into 1000 equal parts and shade the part accordingly as explained below.

(i) one-thousandth

If one part is shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as one-thousandth. In decimal fraction we write it as 1/1000. In decimal number we write it as .001 and we read it as point zero zero one.


(ii) two-thousandths

If two parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as two-thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 2/1000. In decimal number we write it as .002 and we read it as point zero zero two.        


(iii) three-thousandths

If three parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as three-thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 3/1000. In decimal number we write it as .003 and we read it as point zero zero three.


(iv) ten-thousandths

If ten parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as ten-thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 10/1000. In decimal number we write it as .010 and we read it as point zero one zero.


(v) ninety nine thousandths

If ninety nine parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as ninety nine thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 99/1000. In decimal number we write it as .099 and we read it as point zero nine nine.


(vi) five hundred thousandths

If five hundred parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as five hundred thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 500/1000. In decimal number we write it as .500 and we read it as point five zero zero.


(vii) nine hundred thousandths

If nine hundred parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as nine hundred thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 900/1000. In decimal number we write it as .900 and we read it as point nine zero zero.


(viii) nine hundred ninety nine thousandths

If nine hundred ninety nine parts are shaded among the thousand parts then it is known as nine hundred ninety nine thousandths. In decimal fraction we write it as 999/1000. In decimal number we write it as .999 and we read it as point nine nine nine.






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