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NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Chapter 8 Decimals


The numbers used to represent numbers smaller than unit 1 are called decimal numbers. The decimal point or the period plays a significant part in a Decimal Number. This period separates the fractional part and whole number part in a decimal number. Place Value of a digit can be defined as the value of an integer as per the place of that digit in a number. The value of the digit at the first place after the decimal point is tenths place value. Tenths can be calculated as 1 unit divided into 10 equal parts, i.e. 0.1. Therefore, considering this, there are 5 tenths in the number 0.5694. The value of the digit at the second place after the decimal point is hundredths place value. The number in that place tells you how many hundredths are there. Hundredths can be calculated as 1 unit divided in100 equal parts, i.e. 0.01. Therefore, considering this there are 6 hundredths in the number 0.5694