Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Decimal Place Value

Tuesday September 3, 2013
Today we learned about decimals and used money to help understand our decimal place values. We watched the following videos:

Decimals and Money part 1:

Decimals and Money part 2:
We said that the first place value after the decimal is our tenths and the second place value after the decimal is our hundredths. Tenths are like dimes which are worth 10 cents. It takes 10 dimes to make 1 whole dollar. Hundredths are like pennies which are worth 1 cent. It takes 100 pennies to make one whole dollar.

Here's a fun decimal song that we didn't get to watch today in class due to technical difficulties:

Remember, our Friday Homework Packet is due tomorrow since we had Monday off.

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