Decimal-place meaning

The position of a digit to the right of a decimal point, usually identified by successive ascending ordinal numbers with the digit immediately to the right of the decimal point being first.

A figure accurate to the third decimal place.

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The position of a digit to the right of the decimal point in a number written in decimal notation. In 0.079, for example, 0 is in the first decimal place, 7 is in the second decimal place, and 9 is in the third decimal place.
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(arithmetic) The position of a digit to the right of the decimal point in a decimal number.

The answer is 1.245, to three decimal places.

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