 # Place Value Puzzler Math Baseball Advertisement One Player Pick the kind of game and level you wish to play. Click "Play Ball" to begin. How to Play: FUNBRAIN will give you a math problem. Decimals A Decimal Number (based on the number 10) contains a Decimal Point. First, let's have an example: Here is the number "forty-five and six-tenths" written as a decimal number: The decimal point goes between Ones and Tenths. 45.6 has 4 Tens, 5 Ones and 6 Tenths, like this: Now, let's discover how it all works ... Place Value It is all about Place Value ! When we write numbers, the position (or "place") of each digit is important. In the number 327: the "7" is in the Ones position, meaning 7 ones (which is 7), the "2" is in the Tens position meaning 2 tens (which is twenty), and the "3" is in the Hundreds position, meaning 3 hundreds. ... and ... And that is a Decimal Number! We can continue with smaller and smaller values, from tenths, to hundredths, and so on, like in this example: Have a play with decimal numbers yourself: Large and Small So, our Decimal System lets us write numbers as large or as small as we want, using the decimal point. Zoom into decimals ... See decimals on the Zoomable Number Line