Decimals constitute the 8th chapter of the sixth-class NCERT textbook. It introduces students to the other set of numbers in the number system, namely decimals. Students will learn how to divide unit place numbers through this chapter. The earlier taught concepts of fractions will be used to explain decimals in more details. How to apply arithmetic operations like subtraction to decimals will be taught.
Decimals are a very important chapter of mathematics; they are the fundamental part of higher level mathematics that will be taught in the higher classes. Students should learn and practice questions on decimals to make their basics clear.
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Topics covered in chapter 8: Decimals |
1. What are decimals? 2. Places of decimals 3. Representing decimals on number line 4. Fractions as decimals 5. Decimals as fractions 6. Comparing decimals 7 Using decimals 8. Subtraction of decimals |
Decimals are numbers smaller than 1 or you can define them as the fractional part of any number. A decimal point separates the decimal part from the whole number.