Q: Can the sum of 2 decimals to the thousandths ever equal a whole number?

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When their fractional parts are equal.

You cannot convert 205 into a decimal because it's a whole number.

No, they are not equivalent decimals. 0.100 is equal to 0.1, whereas 100 is equal to 100. The decimal point placement makes a difference in the value represented.

A number with no decimals is called a whole number, or an integer.

It is 10.

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thousandths in decimals and whole #'s

When their fractional parts are equal.

142000 is a whole number thousandths are decimals after the point is tenths hundredths than thousandths 0.073

You cannot convert 205 into a decimal because it's a whole number.

A number with decimals (digits after the decimal point) is not equal to ANY whole number. You can round it to the nearest whole number, if you like - that's the closest you can get.

This will happen if the fractional parts of the numbers sum to 1.

No, they are not equivalent decimals. 0.100 is equal to 0.1, whereas 100 is equal to 100. The decimal point placement makes a difference in the value represented.

A number with no decimals is called a whole number, or an integer.

It is 10.

Whole numbers contain no fractional part as do decimals

No because whole numbers are integers that do not have decimals or fractions attached to them.

No, 3.18 is not a whole number since it has decimals.