Question

5 thousandths is

A

0.05

B

0.005

C

5.000

D

0.056

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Solution

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Correct option is B)

A decimal is a fractional number and is indicated by digits after a period which is called a decimal point.

Tenths have one digit after the decimal point. The decimal is pronounced as eight tenths.

Hundredths have two digits after the decimal point. The decimal is pronounced as six hundredths.

Thousandths follow a similar pattern. They have three digits after the decimal point. The decimal is pronounced as five thousandths.

Hence, five thousandths is .

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