The second digit which placed after a decimal point is called the hundredth place. The hundredth place is .
We can also show decimals using blocks.
1. Hundreds block have \(100\) boxes.
2. Tens block have \(10\) boxes.
3. Ones block have \(1\) box.
4. Tenths block have boxes of ones block.
5. Hundredths block have boxes of ones block.
In the above image:
\(2\) hundreds box + \(3\) tens box + \(5\) ones box + \(4\) tenths box + \(2\) hundredths box
This number can be read as "two hundred thirty-five and forty-two hundredth".
It also can be read as "two hundred thirty-five point four two".
This also can be represented in the place value table.
The third digit which placed after a decimal point is called the thousandth place. The thousandth place is .
means \(1\) part out of \(100\) parts of a whole.
means \(1\) part out of \(1000\) parts of a whole.