Decimals numbers

287.46

Can be written as

Two hundred eighty seven
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point four six
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OR

Two hundred eighty seven and four-tenths and six-hundredths

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Write
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decimals as words
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(i) 14.83
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Fourteen point eight three

OR

Fourteen and eighth-tenths and three-hundredths

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(ii) 402.9
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Four hundred two point nine

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Four hundred two and nine-tenths

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Write decimals
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(i) One forty one and three – hundredth
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Number = 141 + 0.03

= 141 + 0.03

= 141.03

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(ii) Thirty two point nine one
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Number = 32.91