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?

So,

23.75 < 23.89

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Let’s take another example
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Compare 4.08
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& 4.076
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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