# Read and write numbers with up to 3 decimal places

I can read and write numbers with up to 3 decimal places.

# Read and write numbers with up to 3 decimal places

I can read and write numbers with up to 3 decimal places.

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- There are 10 one thousandths in one hundredth.
- There are 100 one thousandths in one tenth.
- There are 1,000 one thousandths in one whole.
- Thousandths are recorded in the third decimal place so one thousandth is 0.001

### Common misconception

Pupils record numbers like 29 thousandths incorrectly as 0.0029

Continue to link representations of thousandths to the place value chart and use language of ten thousandths being equal to one hundredth.

### Keywords

Thousandth - One thousandth is one part in one thousand equal parts.

One thousandth the size - When a whole is divided into one thousand equal parts, we can say one of those parts is one thousandth the size of the whole.

Thousandths column - The thousandths column places the number of thousandths a given number has.

Millimetre - A millimetre is a measure of length that can be abbreviated as mm.

### Licence

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