## Video and Examples

Consider these two decimals: 3.138 and 3.14 Which is bigger? To compare these decimals you need to compare their place values.
Since the 4 in the hundredths place of the second number is larger than the 3 in the hundredths place of the first number, the second number is larger than the first. The comparison of these two numbers is not affected at all by the 8 in the first number. |

Now practice sorting fractions from least to greatest:

Duane Habecker, Created with GeoGebra

# Self-Check

Q1: Sort from least to greatest. 3.08 3.2 3.14 [show answer]

Q2: Sort from least to greatest. 1.21 1.211 1.2109 [show answer]

Q3: Sort from least to greatest. 7.09 7.909 7.91 [show answer]

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