N1b – Ordering decimals

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Ordering decimals (terminating decimals only)

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  • Slides in PDF (one slide per page, suitable for importing into IWB software)
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Interactive GeoGebra activity: Integers and decimals on the number line
How closely to the correct places on the number line can you place these decimals?
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With thanks to Duane Habecker, whose Locating decimals on a number line worksheet is available here. Material modified and embedded here under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.
Unlimited practice questions

Further activity: ordering recurring decimals


 \(\color{Black}{\text{This activity requires knowledge of the notation}}\) \(\color{Black}{\text{used for recurring decimals. For example:}}\)

  • \(\color{Black}{0.27\dot{1}=0.27111111…}\)
  • \(\color{Black}{0.2\dot{7}\dot{1}=0.2717171…}\)
  • \(\color{Black}{0.\dot{2}7\dot{1}=0.271271271…}\)
In the real world

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