**Comparing decimals & fractions: Test**

__FRIDAY!__September 2!5.2.9 Compare whole numbers,

**decimals**

**and****fractions**using the symbols < (less than) , > (greater than), and =.

**Tips: The MOST important step is to LINE up the decimals and numbers to ensure proper comparison between decimals. Children often want to say that since there are more numbers on the decimal side that it automatically makes it the decimal bigger. That is not the case with decimals.**

*Ordering Numbers:*

Greatest ---> Least 12.9, 12.7, 11.4, 10.2, 10.1, 9.0

Least --> Greatest 1.5, 1.52, 1.6, 2.3, 2.31, 3, 4.5

*Comparing Numbers:*

3.99999999999999 < 4

0.9999999 <1

9.97654 > 9.97653

0.4= 0.40

**1/4 > 0.33**

**5/6< 0.999**

*They will also have a LOT of mixed comparisons with decimals AND fractions!*

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