Numbers that lie between integers on the number line can be written as decimal numbers. These consist of an integer part, a decimal point as a separator, and a non-zero decimal part. Consider the number as an example.
In this case, the integer part is Since there is a decimal part, we know that the number is greater than but less than Therefore, if we plot on a number line, the point will lie between and
It's important to note that these decimals can have very different values, depending on their place value.