__Objectives__

At the end of this lesson, students should:

- Know what decimals are.
- Be able to read and write decimals.

Decimals are numbers that have a decimal point between two sets of figures.

More examples of decimals include **8.7, 16.2, 24.57, 132.7, 356.18, and 749.248.**

We can read and write decimals as follows:

__Example 1__

6.5 can be read as **six point five**.

4.29 can be read as **four point two nine**.

__Example 2__

10.7 can be read as **ten point seven**.

15.02 can be read as **fifteen point zero two**.

32.146 can be read as **thirty-two point one four six.**

__Example 3__

127.3 can be read as one **hundred and twenty seven point three.**

456.08 can be read as **four hundred and fifty six point zero eight.**

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