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Comparing Decimals--Wider isn't Always Larger!

Students investigate comparing and ordering decimals.  In this elementary mathematics instructional activity, students employ technology (TI-73) to explore decimals.  The instructional activity is designed to clear up a common misconception in that students believe that the larger decimal number is always the one with more digits.

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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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