Comparing and Ordering Decimals Worksheets

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1.

A pencil costs $0.46 and a crayon costs $0.43. Which of them costs more?

a. | both have same cost | ||

b. | we cannot compare | ||

c. | crayon | ||

d. | pencil |

From the above statement 6 and 3 are not same, 3 < 6. So 0.43 < 0.46.

So, a pencil costs more than a crayon.

Correct answer : (4)

2.

A fabric is sold in lengths of 5.45 meters, 5.65 meters and 5.95 meters. Which length measures the longest?

a. | 5.65 meters | ||

b. | we cannot compare | ||

c. | 5.45 meters | ||

d. | 5.95 meters |

[Original decimals.]

[Comparing 5.45 and 5.65.]

From the above statement, 6 > 4

[Comparing 5.65 and 5.95.]

From the above statement, 9 > 6

So, 5.95 meters is the longest length of the fabric.

Correct answer : (4)

3.

Sarah, Amy, and Rebecca ate the same number of cookies in 0.42 sec, 0.35 sec, and 0.54 sec respectively. Who among the three finished eating the cookies first?

a. | Sarah | ||

b. | all three took the same time | ||

c. | Rebecca | ||

d. | Amy |

Consider the number line:

[We observe from the number line shown that 0.35 < 0.42 < 0.54.]

So, among the three, Amy finished eating the cookies first.

Correct answer : (4)

4.

Sandy and Hughes wanted to find who was taller among the two. Sandy measured 5.12 feet and Hughes measured 4.90 feet. Choose the appropriate symbol that makes the number sentence true.

4.90 $\begin{array}{|c|}\hline \\ \hline\end{array}$ 5.12

a. | × | ||

b. | = | ||

c. | > | ||

d. | < |

So, 4.90 < 5.12.

So, < is the appropriate symbol that makes the number sentence true.

Correct answer : (4)

5.

Which decimal is greater than 1.63?

a. | 1.063 | ||

b. | 1.93 | ||

c. | 0.163 | ||

d. | 1.36 |

Correct answer : (2)

6.

Which of the following is true?

a. | 0.33 < 0.3 | ||

b. | 0.3 > 0.03 | ||

c. | 0.3 > 0.43 | ||

d. | 0.34 < 0.3 |

Correct answer : (2)

7.

Choose an appropriate symbol to compare the decimals.

0.63 ______ 0.17

0.63 ______ 0.17

a. | = | ||

b. | + | ||

c. | > | ||

d. | < |

Correct answer : (3)

8.

Choose an appropriate symbol to compare the decimals.

0.28 ______ 0.82

0.28 ______ 0.82

a. | + | ||

b. | = | ||

c. | < | ||

d. | > |

Correct answer : (3)

9.

Choose an appropriate symbol to compare the decimals.

3.87 ______ 3.9

3.87 ______ 3.9

a. | + | ||

b. | = | ||

c. | > | ||

d. | < |

Correct answer : (4)

10.

The table shows the cost of food items.

Brian has 5 bills and 3 quarters. Which item can he buy?

Item | Cost |

Pizza | $5.75 |

Burger | $5.90 |

a. | Burger | ||

b. | Pizza | ||

c. | Both the items | ||

d. | None of the items |

Correct answer : (2)

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