## Decimals

Not every number is a whole number and by using decimals we can write numbers of all different sizes. Decimal numbers are a part of whole numbers which can be positive or negative and are written like "2.6" or "-6.78".

It is important to know place value when working with decimals. Place value gives a value to each number depending on where it is in the number.

It is important to know place value when working with decimals. Place value gives a value to each number depending on where it is in the number.