Decimals

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."

Choose the larger decimal

$0.6$0.6

A$0.4$0.4

B$0.6$0.6

A$0.4$0.4

B

Choose the smaller decimal.

$0.69$0.69

A$0.9$0.9

B$0.69$0.69

A$0.9$0.9

B

Choose the missing symbol to make this a true statement.

$0.9$0.9$\editable{}$$0.71$0.71

$<$<

A$>$>

B$<$<

A$>$>

B

Represent, compare, and order whole numbers and decimal numbers from 0.01 to 100 000, using a variety of tools