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The answer depends on what you mean by "opposite": whether it is the additive inverse or the multiplicative inverse.

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Q: How do you find the opposite of a decimal number?
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Does a decimal have a opposite?

No. A decimal is a way of representing a quantity so that the place value of each digit is ten times the place value of the number to its right. So the opposite would be to find a way not to represent a number?! What is the point of that?


How do you find the standard notation when the number has a decimal?

you put a number with a decimal


How do you find out tenths of a number?

The number after the decimal.


What is 7.2 as a percent?

To find percents from a normal number, you will multiply the normal number by 100, the opposite as going from a percent to a decimal. Therefore, 7.2*100 is equal to 720%.


How do you find the number of decimal places in a product of decimal numbers?

The number of decimal places in the product is the SUM of the decimal places in the multiplicands.


How do you find a fraction to a decimal?

Divide the numerator (the top number) by the denominator (the bottom number) and you will get a decimal number.


Where could you find a decimal point?

In whole numbers, a decimal follows the number. Example, in the number 7, the decimal is after it, 7.0 The decimal is not visible, but it is there.


What does find a terminating decimal mean?

It is a requirement to find a decimal representation which has only a finite number of digits after the decimal point.


How do you find a number between fractions?

A decimal becase a decimal can be any fraction


What is 2.25 to the nearest decimal?

The nearest decimal number is 2.25 since, for with other decimal number, it is possible to find infinitely man decimal numbers which are nearer to 2.25


Why is the opposite of a decimal a whole?

The question is based on a false premise: the opposite of a decimal is not a whole. A decimal is simply a way of representing a number is such a way that the place value of each digit is ten times that of the digit to its right. Therefore 4 is a decimal, 2.75 is a decimal. There are different ways of defining opposite. The additive opposites of the two numbers are -4 and -2.75 so one of them is a whole number, the other is not. The multiplicative opposites are 0.25 and 0.3636... so neither of them are whole.


When is it the easiest to find the percent of a number using decimal?

To find the percentage from a decimal number is simply move the decimal point two places to the right. The procedure is the same no matter what the number and so there is no difference and so there is no value which is easiest.

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