# Arranging Numbers in Descending Order up to 100

In this worksheet, students must place five numbers in order from largest to smallest.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 100

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

When we place numbers in order from the largest to the smallest, we pretend that we are counting backwards from the largest to the smallest.

Example

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest.

26        5        74        34        47

If we were counting up from 1 to 100, which of these numbers would we say last?

We would say 74 last, so this is the largest.

Counting backwards, which would we say next?

We would say 47 next.

Then 34.

Then 26.

The last one we would say is 5.

This is the smallest.

The order is

74, 47, 34, 26, 5

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

6        7        2        9        4

## Column B

1 (largest)
4
2
6
3
7
4
9
5 (smallest)
2

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

17        13        19        15        18

## Column B

1 (largest)
19
2
18
3
13
4
17
5 (smallest)
15

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

14        7        24        34        20

## Column B

1 (largest)
14
2
20
3
34
4
24
5 (smallest)
7

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

44        37        24        34        28

## Column B

1 (largest)
37
2
44
3
34
4
28
5 (smallest)
24

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

24        34        44        54        64

## Column B

1 (largest)
34
2
24
3
54
4
64
5 (smallest)
44

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

45        44        47        49        41

## Column B

1 (largest)
49
2
41
3
44
4
45
5 (smallest)
47

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

56        55        45        54        65

## Column B

1 (largest)
54
2
65
3
55
4
56
5 (smallest)
45

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

31        12        23        13        32

## Column B

1 (largest)
32
2
31
3
13
4
23
5 (smallest)
12

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

35        26        53        28        25

## Column B

1 (largest)
53
2
28
3
25
4
35
5 (smallest)
26

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

75        96        70        71        91

## Column B

1 (largest)
75
2
71
3
96
4
91
5 (smallest)
70
• Question 1

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

6        7        2        9        4

## Column B

1 (largest)
9
2
7
3
6
4
4
5 (smallest)
2
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 9 (the largest) first and 2 (the smallest) last.
7, 6, and 4 come in between.
• Question 2

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

17        13        19        15        18

## Column B

1 (largest)
19
2
18
3
17
4
15
5 (smallest)
13
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 19 (the largest) first and 13 (the smallest) last.
18, 17, and 15 come in between.
• Question 3

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

14        7        24        34        20

## Column B

1 (largest)
34
2
24
3
20
4
14
5 (smallest)
7
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 34 (the largest) first and 7 (the smallest) last.
24, 20, and 14 come in between.
• Question 4

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

44        37        24        34        28

## Column B

1 (largest)
44
2
37
3
34
4
28
5 (smallest)
24
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 44 (the largest) first and 24 (the smallest) last.
37, 34, and 28 come in between.
• Question 5

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

24        34        44        54        64

## Column B

1 (largest)
64
2
54
3
44
4
34
5 (smallest)
24
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 64 (the largest) first and 24 (the smallest) last.
54, 44, and 34 come in between.
• Question 6

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

45        44        47        49        41

## Column B

1 (largest)
49
2
47
3
45
4
44
5 (smallest)
41
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 49 (the largest) first and 41 (the smallest) last.
47, 45, and 44 come in between.
• Question 7

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

56        55        45        54        65

## Column B

1 (largest)
65
2
56
3
55
4
54
5 (smallest)
45
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 65 (the largest) first and 45 (the smallest) last.
56, 55, and 54 come in between.
• Question 8

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

31        12        23        13        32

## Column B

1 (largest)
32
2
31
3
23
4
13
5 (smallest)
12
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 32 (the largest) first and 12 (the smallest) last.
31, 23, and 13 come in between.
• Question 9

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

35        26        53        28        25

## Column B

1 (largest)
53
2
35
3
28
4
26
5 (smallest)
25
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 53 (the largest) first and 25 (the smallest) last.
35, 28, and 26 come in between.
• Question 10

Place these numbers in order from the largest to the smallest:

75        96        70        71        91

## Column B

1 (largest)
96
2
91
3
75
4
71
5 (smallest)
70
EDDIE SAYS
Counting down, we would say 96 (the largest) first and 70 (the smallest) last.
91, 75, and 71 come in between.
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