A number that has a decimal point followed by digits showing the fractional part.

Example decimal numbers:

**0.01** (point zero one) which is also equal to 1/100

**45.6** (forty-five point six) which is also equal to 45 and 6/10

Example decimal numbers:

**0.01** (point zero one) which is also equal to 1/100

**45.6** (forty-five point six) which is also equal to 45 and 6/10

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