# Comparing Decimals

In this lesson, we will compare decimal and fractional equivalencies using Dienes blocks. We will place decimals on a suitable number line in the correct position.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 10 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

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Q2.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 100 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

2/5

Q3.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 1 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

3/5

Q4.A container is filled with four colours of sand. 0.3 of the container is blue, 0.1 is black. Which decimals could represent the yellow and white sand?

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Q5.0.7 of a container is filled with water. How much of the container can still be filled?

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 10 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

1/5

Q2.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 100 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

2/5

Q3.A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 1 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:

3/5

Q4.A container is filled with four colours of sand. 0.3 of the container is blue, 0.1 is black. Which decimals could represent the yellow and white sand?

4/5

Q5.0.7 of a container is filled with water. How much of the container can still be filled?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Comparing decimals

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does this symbol mean? <

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Q2.Which symbol matches the words 'greater than'?

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Q3.Which symbol is missing from the circle: 2.5 0 2.1

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Q4.Which symbol is missing from the circle: 2.1 0 1.2

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Q5.Which number could replace the three dots: 0.5 > ...

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Quiz:

# Comparing decimals

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What does this symbol mean? <

1/5

Q2.Which symbol matches the words 'greater than'?

2/5

Q3.Which symbol is missing from the circle: 2.5 0 2.1

3/5

Q4.Which symbol is missing from the circle: 2.1 0 1.2

4/5

Q5.Which number could replace the three dots: 0.5 > ...

5/5

# Lesson summary: Comparing Decimals

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