N1b – Ordering decimals

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Ordering decimals (terminating decimals only)

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  • Slides in PPTX (with click-to-reveal answers)
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Links to past exam and UKMT questions

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Interactive GeoGebra activity: Integers and decimals on the number line
How closely to the correct places on the number line can you place these decimals?
With thanks to Duane Habecker, whose Locating decimals on a number line worksheet is available here. Material modified and embedded here under the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.
Unlimited practice questions

Further activity: ordering recurring decimals

 \(\color{Black}{\text{This activity requires knowledge of the notation}}\) \(\color{Black}{\text{used for recurring decimals. For example:}}\)

  • \(\color{Black}{0.27\dot{1}=0.27111111…}\)
  • \(\color{Black}{0.2\dot{7}\dot{1}=0.2717171…}\)
  • \(\color{Black}{0.\dot{2}7\dot{1}=0.271271271…}\)
In the real world

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