5th Grade Math : Number Sense

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 5th Grade Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : 5th Grade Math

What is  in standard form? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The power of  tells us how to move our decimal. Because we have a positive  power, we move our decimal over  places to the right. 

Example Question #2 : 5th Grade Math

What digit is in the hundredths place? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we have numbers that include decimals, the tenths place is always the first number to the right of the decimal, the hundredths place is to the right of the tenths place, and the thousandths place is to the right of the hundredths place. See the diagram below:

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For the number in the problem:

 

The  is in the hundredths position. 

Example Question #3 : 5th Grade Math

What is  in expanded form? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

When we write a number in expanded form, we multiply each digit by its place value. 

 is in the ones place, so we multiply by 

 is in the tenths place, so we multiply by 

 is in the hundredths place, so we multiply by .

Then we add the products together to check our answer: 

Thus, the correct answer is: 

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