A decimal number may be larger than 1. The word and may be used to indicate the decimal point so it should not be used in other parts of the name of the decimal. The decimal 234.987 could be pronounced Two hundred thirty-four AND nine hundred eighty-seven thousandths.

Conversion Table: fractional inches, decimal inches, mm. This page was written by Steven J. DeRose (via Ruby) on 2003-03-28, and was last updated on 2003-03-28. This table of equivalents should be useful for drill bit sizes, wrench and socket sizes, etc.

That is the whole number 412 plus 3 tenths of 1, plus 8 hundredths of 1, plus 7 thousandths; and so on. Any number written with a decimal point is loosely called a decimal. A number less than 1 -- a proper fraction -- written as a decimal, we call a decimal fraction.

The lesson begins by asking students to compare a decimal to a fraction and identify the larger number. They practice writing a number given a written description of a set of digits. Using a video presentation, students learn how to read, write, and compare decimals to the thousandths.

Using decimal numbers like this one can express angles to any precision - to hundredths of a degree, to thousandths of a degree, and so on. There is another way to state the size of an angle, one that subdivides a degree using a system different than the decimal number example given above.

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for THOUSANDTHS OF AN INCH (mils) We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word mils will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

The first place to the right of the decimal point is the tenths place. Have a second student come to the projector and shade in only one square on the grid. Ask: The second place to the right of the decimal point is the hundredths place. Explain that one tenth (0.1) and ten hundredths (0.10) have the same value.