No a decimal is smaller than a whole number.
You can't change a whole number to a decimal. A decimal and a whole number are both numbers. A decimal is just a number lower than a whole number, or a number in between two whole numbers.
The result is less than the whole number and greater than or equal to the decimal. Unless the whole number is negative in which case the result is greater than the whole number and less than or equal to the decimal.
A decimal number is not always smaller than a whole number. This is a decimal number 2.45 The number on the left of the decimal point shows the whole numbers. The numbers on the right of the point shows the parts/fractions. This number is not a whole number .098 This number is a whole number 2.00 This number has whole numbers and parts/fractions of the whole 2.098
... less than the whole number.
When you start out with a pile of things, you can take away a piece that's smaller than a whole one more times than the number of whole ones in the pile.
1.65 rounded to the whole number is "2" When a decimal is more than .5 of the preceding value, you round up to the next number.
decimal point to the left of the whole number. Example: 1= whole number. Less than 1 as a decimal is .00, .01, 02 etc.
62. The first number to the right of the decimal is less than 5 so you round down. If the number to the right of the decimal was 5 or more than the answer would be 63.
5 The nearest whole number is 5. When rounding to the nearest whole number, if the number following the decimal point is less than 5, the whole number remains the same, If the number following the decimal point is greater than 5, the nearest whole number is the next whole number.