### Section 1: Place Value

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Decimal numbers are made up of a whole number part, a decimal (or fraction) part, and the decimal point.

The place values to the right of the decimal point of the number shown above are given below:

The proper way to read a decimal number is to (1) read the whole number part, (2) read the decimal point as the word "and", and (3) read the decimal part.

Here are three examples:

**Example 1:**

**Example 2: **

**Example 3:**

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