Have you ever looked at the price of something? It's usually given as a decimal! Decimals are a very helpful part of math and can be found in may places in the real world. Watch this tutorial to learn all about decimals!
Convert a rational number to a decimal using long division; know that the decimal form of a rational number terminates in 0s or eventually repeats.
A terminating decimal is a decimal that ends. It's a decimal with a finite number of digits. Did you know that all terminating decimals can be rewritten as fractions? Watch this tutorial to learn about terminating decimals and see some examples!
Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.
Sometimes, decimals are so long that you need a way to estimate the value of the decimal. Other times, you may only need a certain amount of exactness to get your answer. This is where rounding decimals to a chosen place can be very helpful! Watch this tutorial to learn how to round a decimal to a chosen place.