We will now look closer at hundredths and the hundredths place. The hundredths place is the second number to the right of the point in a decimal number. When you have two decimals, you express yourself with the precision of one hundredth.
You might remember from before that 10 tenths became . Because you are now talking about hundredths, you need hundredths to get .
When you have more than nine hundredths, you need to use the tenth place to express the hundredth. The number consists of three hundredths. The number consists of 84 hundredths. Take a look at these examples:
You may have seen javelin throw on TV. That sport is about throwing a spear the furthest. The length of a throw is measured with a precision of one hundredth, like this: