Whole Numbers and Decimals

In whole number and decimals we will learn how to represent a mixed number graphically and write in decimal form.

1. Let us consider a mixed number 1\(\frac{7}{10}\). The number can be represented graphically as given below.

Whole Numbers and Decimals

Here, whole number part is 1 and the decimal part is 7. 

The number is written as 1.7 and it is read as one point three. In the place-value chart 1 is written under ones column and 7 is written in the tenths column.


2. Let us consider an another mixed number 1\(\frac{3}{10}\). The number can be represented graphically as given below.

Represent Whole Numbers and Decimals

Here, whole number part is 1 and the decimal part is 3. The number is written as 1.3 and it is read as one point three. In the place-value chart 1 is written under ones column and 3 is written in the tenths column.

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