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Comparing decimals (tenths, hundredths, and thousandths)
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Description
Exercise Name: Comparing decimals (tenths, hundredths, and thousandths)
Math Missions: 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Comparing decimals (tenths, hundredths, and thousandths) exercise appears under the 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, 5th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise compares decimals using inequality symbols.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Compare the decimals: This problem has two decimal numbers and asks the user to compare them with the appropriate inequality symbol (or possibly equals).
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    Compare the decimals

Strategies

This exercises is easy to get both accuracy badges and speed badges. Comparison should be completed in less than a second.

  1. Users can keep the mouse/cursor over on the right hand side of the screen as they select the correct answer. Then use the enter button to submit answer and request the next problem.

Real-life Applications

  1. Decimals appear in every day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Decimals are very common in shopping. Price tags, food labels, and receipts all contain decimals.
  3. At gas pumps, decimals are used to show how much gas is pumped and much it costs per gallon.

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