42 tenths could be used to describe time, distance, money, and many other things.|
42 tenths means that if you divide something into ten equal parts, 42 tenths is 42 of those parts that you just divided up.
We converted 42 tenths into different things below to explain further:
42 tenths as a Fraction
Since 42 tenths is 42 over ten, 42 tenths as a Fraction is
42 tenths as a Decimal
If you divide 42 by ten you get 42 tenths as a decimal which is 4.20.
42 tenths as a Percent
To get 42 tenths as a Percent, you multiply the decimal with 100 to get the answer of 420 percent.
42 tenths of a dollar
First we divide a dollar into ten parts where each part is 10 cents. Then we multiply 10 cents with 42 and
get 420 cents or 4 dollars and 20 cents.