Practice!

Sample Problem

Fill in the appropriate value in the thousandths place for the decimal 2.568.

tens

ones

 

tenths

hundredths

thousandths

-

2

.

5

6

 

Solution

2.568 = 2 ones 5 tenths 6 hundredths 8 thousandths = 2 ones + 5 tenths + 6 hundredths + 8 thousandths.

So the missing digit is 8.