Which of the following are like decimals? 5.07, 15.07, 9.96, 0.18
Hint: Find the like decimals in all the given decimals in the question, by using the definition of like decimals. Now make the list of all like decimals separately. Finally write that list and conclude that list is said to be the required result.
Complete step-by-step answer:
Numbers: A number is a mathematical object or thought which is used to count, measure and represent. Types of numbers are whole numbers, integers, rational numbers, irrational. Decimals: The decimals are defined as the numbers whose whole number part and the fractional part is separated by a decimal point. The dot symbol in the decimal is called the decimal part. The digits following the decimal point show a value less than 1.
Like decimals. The decimals whose number of digits after the decimal point are equal are called like decimals. Example: - 1.12, 2.18 are like decimals, but 1.1, 1.101 are not like decimals. Given decimals in question are: 5.70, 15.07, 9.96, 0.18 All the decimals have 2 digits after decimal parts. So, they all are like decimals.
Note: Use the like decimals definition properly as it is a crucial point in the solution. Always see the digits after the decimal point. Even zeroes after the decimal points are counted, that is we can say 2.0 and 2.00 represent the same values but they are not like decimals. Hope this clarifies the counting of zero.
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