Which number is larger?

238461  &  53214

 

First, put numbers one below the other

   2,38,461

      53,214

 

Since 2,38, 461 has more digits are than 53, 214

∴ 2,38, 461 is larger than 53, 214

 

Which number is larger?

238461  &  253214

 

First, put numbers one below the other

   2,38,461

   2,53,214

 

Since number of digits are same,

we compare individual digits

starting from left to right

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Since

2 = 2

So, we compare the next digit

 

3 < 5

So,    2,38,461 < 2,53,214

 

∴ 2,53,214 is larger

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Comparing Large Numbers Which number is larger? 238461 & 53214 First, put numbers one below the other 2,38,461 53,214 Since 2,38, 461 has more digits are than 53, 214 ∴ 2,38, 461 is larger than 53, 214 Which number is larger? 238461 & 253214 First, put numbers one below the other 2,38,461 2,53,214 Since number of digits are same, we compare individual digits starting from left to right 2,38,461 2,53,214 2,38,461 2,53,214 2 = 2 So, we compare the next digit 2,38,461 2,53,214 3 < 5 So, 2,38,461 < 2,53,214 ∴ 2,53,214 is larger

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