This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.

Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.

Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacherâ€™s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.

Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.

If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.

Good day, mathletes!

This module was designed to help you gain understanding on reading and writing numbers through ten thousandths. Reading and writing decimals are very much important when dealing with real-life problems involving decimals. Your knowledge on the place value which was taken up in the previous lesson will surely help you understand the lesson at hand. A step-by-step process is given in this module to help you read and write decimals in the easiest way.

Furthermore, this module comprises two lessons: lesson 1 focuses on the reading of decimals through ten thousandths, and lesson 2 stresses on writing decimal numbers through ten thousandths. Sufficient discussion and examples are provided for you to understand the concepts more fully.

After going through this module, you are expected to:

1. enumerate the steps in reading and writing decimal numbers through ten thousandths;

2. value the importance of following instructions; and

3. read and write decimal numbers through ten thousandths.