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Let's take a minute to remember regular place values and place names for whole number:

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Now, we're going to stick a decimal point in there and go from a whole number to a decimal number:

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Here's how we name the places on the right of the decimal point:

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Let's look at the place values in numbers...  This is how these guys got their names:

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Check out the next lesson for more on these values!

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