|1 whole unit can be split into 1,000 equal parts.
Each part is one thousandth.
Looking to write a certain number of thousandths in decimal form? Try the Converter at the foot of this page.
Or we can show the same thing this way:
|One (1) whole unit|
|Split into ten equal parts (tenths)|
|Each tenth split into ten equal parts (hundredths)|
|Each hundredth split into ten equal parts|
|Each part is one thousandth|
Numbers with place value
When we write numbers with thousandths using decimals we use a decimal point and places to the right of this decimal point. The thousandth place is three places to the right of the decimal point.
|389/1000 = .389||.||3||8||9|
|We read this number as three hundred eighty-nine thousandths|
Examples of numbers with thousandths
three hundredths =
( .03 = .030 )
|104/1000||.104one hundred four thousandths||Note:
one tenth =
one hundred thousandths
( .1 = .100)
|1 1/1000||1.001one and one thousandth|
one and two hundred
Thousandths to Decimals: Converter
The worksheets below will help practice working with decimals and place values to the right of the decimal point.