# CLASS-5DECIMAL-TYPES OF DECIMAL FRACTION

Types Of Decimal Fractions -

There are three types of decimal fraction are described below -

1) Like Decimal Fractions :-

If two decimal fractions have equal number of decimal places, they are called like decimal fractions.

Examples:-

0.03, 1.32, 15.19, 160.30 are like decimal fractions.

2)  Unlike Decimal Fractions :-

Two decimal fractions are unlike if they have unequal number of decimal places. Examples:

0.10, 3.5, 0.461 are unlike decimal fractions.

3)  Equivalent Decimal Fractions :-

In decimal fractions adding any number of zeroes at the extreme right in the decimal part does not change the value of the decimal fraction.

Take the decimal fractions 0.5, 0.50, 0.500. They are equal in value, each being equal

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to -----. Such decimal fractions are called equivalent decimal fractions.

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Examples:

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1)  0.4 = 0.40 = 0.400          [Since, each is = -------]

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2) 0.07 = 0.070 = 0.0700       [Since, each is = ------]

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