Recent Examples of decimal point from the Web
Apparently, the electric utility, Penelec, had a decimal point in the wrong spot and her bill was actually $284.46.
The 4-star running back reached the final 4 before missing out on a spot in the game by mere decimal points.
The internal document projected the yield on raw material to the decimal point and earnings to the dollar.
Baghdad is where algebra, the decimal point, and the first method to calculate the radius of the Earth were invented in ancient times—and Iraq, Blasim feels, is a rightful heir to the sci-fi tradition.
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DECIMAL POINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of decimal point for English Language Learners
mathematics : the dot (as in .678 or 3.678) that separates a whole number from tenths, hundredths, etc.
DECIMAL POINT Defined for Kids
Definition of decimal point for Students
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