Let’s learn this by examples

Compare 42.875 &  423.95

Comparing digits before decimal points So, 42.875 < 423.95

First of all, we compare the numbers before decimal points.

If they are less than or greater than,

Then the numbers are also less than or greater than

But….

What if the numbers before Decimal points are equal?

### Compare 23.75 & 23.89

Comparing digits before decimal point So, we compare digits after decimal point So,

23.75 < 23.89

Let’s take another example

#### Compare 4.08 & 4.076

Here, number of digits of 4.08 and 4.076 is not same

Writing

4.08 = 4.080

So, we need to compare

4.080 & 4.076

Comparing digits before decimal point So, we compare digits after decimal point So we compare the next digit So,

4.08 > 4.076

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1. Chapter 8 Class 6 Decimals
2. Concept wise
3. Comparing decimals

Transcript

Compare 23.75 & 23.89 Comparing digits before decimal point 23 = 23 So, we compare digits after decimal point 7 < 8

Comparing decimals 