## Topic outline

• ### Expanded Form of Decimals

• Expanded Form of Decimals

By writing decimal in its expanded form, we can show value of each digit.

Writing Decimals in Expanded Form

Step1: Place the number in decimal place value chart.

Step2: Now, write the value of each digit of decimal fraction.

Example 1: 0.67

Step1: Place the number in decimal place value chart.

Decimal Place Value Chart

Step2: Now, write the value of each digit of decimal fraction.

6 tenths + 7 hundredths

OR

3/10 + 7/100

Example 2: 0.507

Step1: Place the number in decimal place value chart.

Decimal Place Value Chart

Step2: Now, write the value of each digit of decimal fraction.

5 tenths + 7 thousandths

OR

5/10 + 7/1000

Example 3: 478.831

Step1: Place the number in decimal place value chart.

Decimal Place Value Chart

Step2: Now, write the value of each digit of decimal fraction.

4 hundred + 7 tens + 8 ones + 8 tenths + 3 hundredths + 1 thousandths

OR

400 + 70 + 8 + 8/10 + 3/100 + 7/1000