# Tenth

A tenth is one of 10 equal parts of a whole or group. One tenth may be written as 0.1. |

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In ordinal numbers, tenth is next after ninth. The figure above demonstrates two representations of a tenth. |

### Tenths

Tenths is the name of the place to the right of the decimal point in the decimal numeration system. In 2.98, 9 is in the tenths place, as shown in the figure below.

See also decimal numeration system.