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Q: Which direction does the decimal point move right or left?

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The decimal point moves to the left.

To the left.

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The number to the left of a decimal point is the integer part or the whole-number part. The part of a decimal to the right of the decimal point is the fractional part. The decimal point is called the decimal separator.

Left or right.

It moves from left to right.

Digits after (to the right of) the decimal point contribute to the accuracy of the number, not its magnitude (or size). So only the digits to the left of the decimal point contribute to the magnitude. Digits after (to the right of) the decimal point contribute to the accuracy of the number, not its magnitude (or size). So only the digits to the left of the decimal point contribute to the magnitude. Digits after (to the right of) the decimal point contribute to the accuracy of the number, not its magnitude (or size). So only the digits to the left of the decimal point contribute to the magnitude. Digits after (to the right of) the decimal point contribute to the accuracy of the number, not its magnitude (or size). So only the digits to the left of the decimal point contribute to the magnitude.

When going from smaller to larger units, there will be fewer of them. That indicates division, which will make it appear as if the decimal point is going to the left.

It can be.

You write it as 0.004 because to the left of the decimal point is ones, to the first zero to the right of the decimal point is tenths, to the second zero to the right of the decimal point is hundredths, and so on.

To convert from microns to megameters, move the decimal point twelve places to the left.

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