# Money And Decimals

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Our money or monetary system is based on the decimal system of ones, tens, hundreds, etc. on the whole number or left side of the decimal point and tenths and hundredths on the right or decimal side.

Take a look at the chart below to see the representation of money for decimals:

## Hundredths

CHALLENGE: Here is another way of looking at money and decimal place value - the possibilities of expressing numbers is infinite - can you think of more ways?.

 \$100.00 One hundred or Ten tens or A hundred ones or A thousand dimes (tenths of one) or Ten thousand pennies (hundredths of one) \$10.00 A tenth of a hundred or One ten or Ten ones or One hundred dimes (tenths of one) or One thousand pennies (hundredths of one) \$1.00 One hundredth of one hundred or One tenth of ten or One one or Ten dimes (tenths of one) or One hundred pennies (hundreths of one) \$.10 One thousandth of one hundred or One hundredth of ten or One tenth of one or One dime (tenth of one) or Ten pennies (hundredths of one) \$.01 Ten thousandth of one hundred or One thousandth of ten or One hundredth of one or One tenth of a dime (tenths of one) or One hundredth of one hundredth (hundredth of one)