## Compare and Order Decimals

Jon has $2.32 and Rachel has $2.23. Who has more money? To answer this question, you must COMPARE the decimal money amounts.

Just like whole numbers and fractions, we can

When comparing and ordering decimals, it is best to think about the decimals as money. Remember, when comparing any numbers, we use the <,>, or = signs. Take a look below as 3.4 and 3.45 are compared:

Just like whole numbers and fractions, we can

**compare**and**order**decimals!When comparing and ordering decimals, it is best to think about the decimals as money. Remember, when comparing any numbers, we use the <,>, or = signs. Take a look below as 3.4 and 3.45 are compared:

It is important to remember that when adding a

Take a look below when a set of decimals are put in order from least to greatest by lining up the numbers by place value:

**ZERO**to the end of a decimal (3.4 -> 3.40) does**change the value of the decimal.**__NOT__Take a look below when a set of decimals are put in order from least to greatest by lining up the numbers by place value:

Watch the following video to learn more:

By: MissRTeacher, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyeOIR7uIgQ

## Practice Makes Perfect!

Visit the following websites to practice ordering and comparing decimals:

IXL: Ordering Money Amounts

Ordering Game (select: Decimals 0.01 to 9.99)

IXL: Ordering Money Amounts

Ordering Game (select: Decimals 0.01 to 9.99)

## STOP! Quick Check!

Please take the following quick check on ordering and comparing decimals, then you can move on to "Final Quick Check."