The Decimals point is always placed after the ones place.

After the decimal point, the place values are tenths, hundredths, thousandths, … All these places have a value less than one.

**Mathematical Model of Decimals**

**How to read a decimal number?**

1.37 is read as one thirty-seven hundredths. It is also read as one point three seven.

Three and four tenths or three point four.

4/10 = 0.4

Four tenths or zero point four

Three and six hundredths or three point zero six

6/100 = 0.06

Six hundredths or zero point zero six.