The definition of a decimal number is another way of representing a fraction by showing the part of the whole by placing it on the right side of a period.noun
An example of a decimal number is the number 1.33. The numbers ".33" are the parts of a whole and are the approximate equivalent of the fraction 1/3.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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Variant of decimal
Origin: OFr < ML decimalis < L decimus, tenth < decem, ten
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