A tenth is one of 10 equal parts of a whole or group. One tenth may be written as 0.1.
In ordinal numbers, tenth is next after ninth. The figure above demonstrates two representations of a tenth.


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.