If you try to use the formula to calculate its value, you will discover that the decimals keep on appearing.
Recognize with some accuracy common fractions and decimals including money.
Recognize and name common fractions and decimals including money.
Compares and orders decimals through the thousandths place.
They are only allowed to represent them as decimals.
Students continue to develop their understanding of the relationship between fractions and decimals.
British Dictionary definitions for decimals
Also called decimal fraction. a fraction that has a denominator of a power of ten, the power depending on or deciding the decimal place. It is indicated by a decimal point to the left of the numerator, the denominator being omitted. Zeros are inserted between the point and the numerator, if necessary, to obtain the correct decimal place
any number used in the decimal system
relating to or using powers of ten
of the base ten
(prenominal) expressed as a decimal
C17: from Medieval Latin decimālis of tithes, from Latin decima a tenth, from decem ten
c.1600, from Medeival Latin decimalis "of tithes or tenths," from Latin decimus "tenth," from decem "ten" (see ten). Applied to Arabic notation before modern sense of "decimal fractions" emerged. As a noun from 1640s.