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# Can a number have more than one decimal point?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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No, it cannot.

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### What are decimal numbers with decimal points before and after the decimal point called?

There can be no number that has more than one decimal point.

### How would you write a decimal less than 5 ten thousands?

5 ten thousandths in decimal form is 0.0005 Any decimal number that has three zeros after the decimal point and then a lower number than 5 is smaller. If the number has more than three zeros after the decimal point it is smaller.

### What is 5.1 7.2?

you can't have more than one decimal point in one number.

### When is the product of a decimal number n x 10 always a whole number?

When ' n ' has no more than one non-zero digit after the decimal point, and it is in the first place after the point.

### How is 17 thousandths has more than two places to the right of the decimal point?

The first place after the decimal point is tenths. The second place after the decimal point is hundredths The third place after the decimal point is thousandths. So the number must extend to the third place after the decimal.

### Is 0.003 less than or greater than 0.02?

Less. More decimal places to the right of the decimal point means the number is getting smaller.

### Is a whole number more than a decimal number?

Not necessarily.0.5 &lt; 1 &lt; 1.5 So, the whole number 1 is more than the decimal fraction 0.5 but less than the decimal fraction 1.5 but the decimal fraction 0.5 is less than the whole number 1 while the decimal fraction 1.5 is more than the whole number 1.

### Is 11942 greater less than or equal than to 1942.0?

In this case, the number with more digits (to the LEFT of the decimal point) is the larger number.

### Which is greater of two positive numbers?

It's the number that has more digits to the left of the decimal point (if there is no decimal point, it's the number with more digits). If the number of digits to the left of the decimal point is the same, find the position farthest to the left where the digits are different. The number with the greater of those two digits is the greater number. For example, 10000 is greater than 9999 because 10000 has more digits, and 6350 is greater than 6349 because the farthest-left position that is different is the tens place, and 5 is greater than 4.

### Which is more 12 or 0.14?

Any number behind a decimal point is smaller than 1.So you can now see which one is "more".

### What is the rule of rounding number?

If the decimal point on a number is less than 0.5 then round the number down, for example 12.49999 rounds to 12 with zero decimal places. If the decimal point on a number is equal to or greater than 0.5 then round the number up, for example 12.500000 rounds to 13 with zero decimal places.

### Why is a decimal smaller than a whole number?

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