Let’s learn this by examples

Compare 42.875 &  423.95

 

Comparing digits before decimal points

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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?

 

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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

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

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 8 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo. You can check his NCERT Solutions from Class 6 to 12.