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Comparing decimals can be easy. Watch and learn how to line up four decimal numbers vertically and then starting from the left, compare each number in each place value to determine which is largest and which is smallest. This procedure is clear and because it's not a complicated topic, explained very well.
1 min 5th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Compare Decimals Using a Number Line
Check out how a number line can be used to compare decimals to the thousandths place in the second of three videos. The instructor helps avoid the pitfall of thinking that a longer number equals a number of greater value. She then thoroughly walks through several samples, including a word problem, of comparing decimals on the number line.
2 mins 4th - 6th Math 7 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare Decimals Using an Open Number Line
Learn a new tactic for comparing decimals: the open number line! This is the final video in a five-part series on reading and writing decimals to the thousandths. Beginning with a review of greater than, less than, and equal symbols, the lesson continues with a discussion of how many times greater each place is than the previous place, and how greater numbers are to the left, lesser to the right.
5 mins 4th - 6th Math 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Math Lesson Plan: Comparing Decimals
How can a zero affect place value? After going over the definition of a decimal and reviewing how to convert to a fraction, the whole group works to compare numbers with decimals where the zeros are in different place values. Emphasis is placed on the fact that zeros work differently in decimals than they do in whole numbers.
5th - 6th Math 6 Views 17 Downloads
Fifth and sixth graders compare decimals to the place-value structure in the base-ten number system. They represent fractions as parts of unit wholes, as parts of a set, as locations on a number line, and as divisions of whole numbers. Pupils solve addition or subtraction word problems using fractions with like denominators.
5th - 6th Math 26 Views 408 Downloads
Complete problems using base ten blocks to see the difference in the place value of a decimal and how it affects a number's value. Learners compare decimal values as well. Ample time for discussion and modeling are allowed in the thoroughly laid out plans.
5th Math 5 Views 87 Downloads
Comparing and Ordering Integers and Decimals
Sixth graders use number lines to compare and order integers and decimals. In this decimals and integers lesson, 6th graders follow their teacher's oral instructions to help them order and compare decimals and integers. Students construct a number line to solve the integer and decimal problems.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Compare Decimals Using Fractions
Fractions have many applications, and in this video, they are translated into an opportunity to compare the relative size of decimals in word problems. A review of greater than and less than symbols kicks off the instruction, followed by a discussion of the common misconception that a longer number is greater in value.
4 mins 4th - 6th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare Decimals Using Base Ten Blocks
Use base ten blocks to gain a deeper understanding of how decimals stack up against each other. The fourth of five videos, it focuses on reading and writing decimals to the thousandths, using a thousand cube to represent one whole. Learners get to see two examples of comparing two numbers using the base ten blocks.
3 mins 4th - 6th Math 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparing Decimals (B)
Practice makes perfect with this decimals assignment, Arithmeticians compare thirty pairs of numbers to the thousandth place are compared. For each, they must write the correct sign: <, > or =. Add this to your collection of homework assignnments!
5th Math 3 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Decimals--Wider isn't Always Larger!
Students investigate comparing and ordering decimals. In this elementary mathematics lesson, students employ technology (TI-73) to explore decimals. The lesson is designed to clear up a common misconception in that students believe that the larger decimal number is always the one with more digits.
5th - 8th Math 6 Views 55 Downloads
Math in English Skills IX Exercise Book
Wouldn't it be great if you had a packet of worksheets that covered percents, adding, dividing, and comparing fractions and decimals? Click here and print a workbook with over 20 well-scaffolded pages that will help your class practice basic computational skills.
3rd - 6th Math 25 Views 21 Downloads
Video: Comparing Decimals
Use this video to show older elementary mathematicians that they can compare numbers using the same thinking that they did when they were in the first grade. Sal compares decimal numbers using the greater than and less than symbols. He shows how he stacks numbers to compare each place value and determine which number is greater.
1 min 4th - 6th Math 3 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Decimals - mathmammoth.com
Part lesson, part instructional activity, this handout walks math minors through the comparison of two decimal numbers. It teaches them the trick of tagging zeroes in to get the numbers to be the same length to better understand place value.
3rd - 5th Math 6 Views 333 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Ordering Decimals - Complete Lesson Plan
Base ten blocks serve as visual representations of numbers that include decimals to the hundredths place. Children compare and order decimals in their math journal as they build the corresponding numbers with base ten blocks.
4th - 5th Math 22 Views 222 Downloads
Decimals and Percents
In this decimals and percents worksheet, 8th graders solve 26 different types of problems that include expressing numbers as a decimal and a percent. Then they change each number to fractions and determine the unknown number for each given sentence.
8th Math 11 Views 72 Downloads