# Where is the ones place in decimals?

**decimal place**to the left of the

**decimal**point is the

**ones place**. One

**decimal place**to the right of the

**decimal place**is the tenths

**place**.

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Regarding this, where is the hundredths place in a decimal?

When we write numbers with **hundredths** using **decimals** we use a **decimal** point and **places** to the right of this **decimal** point. The **hundredth place** is two **places** to the right of the **decimal** point.

Also, how many decimals places does 18.5470 have? a) The 5 is **three decimal places** to the right of the decimal point. The number 1 followed by three zeroes is 1,000, so: the 5 is in the thousandths place. b) Ten is a 1 followed by one zero, so tenths is **one decimal** place to the right of the decimal point.

Beside this, why is the first decimal place called the tenths place?

**Place** Value: **Decimals**. If a number has a **decimal point** , then the **first digit** to the right of the **decimal point** indicates the number of **tenths**. For example, the **decimal** 0.3 is the same as the fraction 310 . The second **digit** to the right of the **decimal point** indicates the number of hundredths.

What is 2.738 to 2 decimal places?

Explanation: Since **2.738** is only one **decimal place** more then **2 decimal places**, the main **numbers** that we are going to be looking at are 2.738 .