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Copy of DIY Maths: Comparing and ordering decimals

COMPARING AND ORDERING DECIMALS

In this module, you can study how to compare decimal numbers and put them in order from least to greatest.

Directions: Use any combination of the resources below in any order you wish or click here for detailed instructions.

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This 10-minute video has a great explanation about how to compare and order decimal numbers.

The 2-minute video above provides a quick review of ordering decimal numbers.

Did you know?

Sometimes a longer decimal number is smaller than a shorter decimal number.  For example, .123456 is smaller than .2.

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