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.

  • Video Examples: Tenths, Hundredths, and Thousandths

    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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