Decimals
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Compare numbers with decimals in tenths or hundredths (0.xx)

Lesson

In Comparing decimals, we looked at how we can compare the size of decimals even without a graph. When comparing numbers you start by comparing the numbers with largest place value. Then compare the next digit in the number and so on.

Let's start with a video.

Remember!

 > means "is greater than."

 < means "is less than."

 

EXAMPLES

Question 1

Choose the larger decimal

  1. $0.6$0.6

    A

    $0.4$0.4

    B

    $0.6$0.6

    A

    $0.4$0.4

    B

Question 2

Choose the smaller decimal.

  1. $0.69$0.69

    A

    $0.9$0.9

    B

    $0.69$0.69

    A

    $0.9$0.9

    B

Question 3

Choose the missing symbol to make this a true statement.

  1. $0.9$0.9$\editable{}$$0.71$0.71

    $<$<

    A

    $>$>

    B

    $<$<

    A

    $>$>

    B

Outcomes

NA4-6

Know the relative size and place value structure of positive and negative integers and decimals to three places.

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