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Definition of Thousandth

One part out of 1,000 equal parts of a whole.

Examples of Thousandth

  • 56.781 - 1 is in the thousandths place and is read as Fifty-six and seven hundred eighty-one thousandths.
  • The number 4.7538 to the nearest thousandths is 4.754. Because 38 is close to 40 than 30.

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Solved Example on Thousandth

Ques: Which of the following numbers has 6 in the thousandths place?

    A. 88.695
    B. 89.567
    C. 98.756
    D. 658.479
    Correct answer: C


    Step 1: 6 is three places to the right of the decimal point in the number 98.756
    Step 2: So, in the number 98.756, 6 in the thousandths place.

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