# Which of the following are like decimals?

a) 1.7,2.35,7.135,5.50

b) 0.9,0.99,9.99,9.999

c) 3.2,4.8,5.2,6.7

d) 0.5,0.56,0.567,0.5678

• September 23, 2020

Before going to write answer, firt we need to know What is Like Decimals and UnLike Decimals

Like Decimals

Decimals having the same number of decimal places are called like decimals i.e. decimals having the same number of digits on the right of the decimal point are known as like decimals

Unlike Decimals

Decimals having different number of decimals places are called Unlike decimals

So in the given above options

a) 1.7, 2.35, 7.135, 5.50

b) 0.9, 0.99, 9.99, 9.999

d) 0.5, 0.56, 0.567, 0.5678

these options having different number of decimals places

option c) 3.2,4.8,5.2,6.7

having the same number of decimals afer decimal point,

so option C is like decimal

We can convert UnLike Decimals inot Like decimals like below

a) 1.7, 2.35, 7.135, 5.50 these are unlike decimals to convert them to Like decimals

1.700

2.350

7.135

5.500

Now these are Like decimals

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