# N1b – Ordering decimals

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Prerequisites

# Ordering decimals (terminating decimals only)

Teacher resources

• Slides in PPTX (with click-to-reveal answers)
• Slides in PDF (one slide per page, suitable for importing into IWB software)
• Worksheet (with space for student work)
• Handout (slides with exercises only; 4 per page for reduced printing)
Links to past exam and UKMT questions

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?
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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