# Arrange 3-Digit Numbers: Descending Order

In this worksheet, students must arrange 3-digit numbers in descending order.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 1000

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you have to put numbers in order, starting with the largest first and ending with the smallest at the end.

This is called descending order.

Example

Put the numbers in descending order.

 469 541 931 518

Look at the hundreds place first.

931 is the biggest because it has the largest hundreds digit.

Next we compare 541 and 518.

They both have a 5 in the hundreds place, so we look at the tens place and see that 541 is larger than 518.

469 is the smallest because 469 has the smallest hundreds digit.

In descending order the numbers go:

 1 2 3 4 931 541 518 469

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

(Use the 1, 2, 3, 4 buttons.)

 156 927 131 224
 1 2 3 4 156 927 131 224

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 653 607 994 298
 1 2 3 4 653 607 994 298

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 376 683 961 428
 1 2 3 4 376 683 961 428

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 647 515 499 783
 1 2 3 4 647 515 499 783

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 409 134 526 462
 1 2 3 4 409 134 526 462

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 347 796 306 356
 1 2 3 4 347 796 306 356

Put the numbers in descending order.

 105 443 257 900
 1 2 3 4 105 443 257 900

Put the numbers in descending order.

 299 826 842 526
 1 2 3 4 299 826 842 526

Put the numbers in descending order.

 396 438 334 113
 1 2 3 4 396 438 334 113

Put the numbers in descending order.

 723 929 876 585
 1 2 3 4 723 929 876 585
• Question 1

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

(Use the 1, 2, 3, 4 buttons.)

 156 927 131 224
 1 2 3 4 156 927 131 224
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place first, where 927 is the largest.
Then comes 224.
With 156 and 131, compare the tens place, where 5 is bigger than 3.
• Question 2

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 653 607 994 298
 1 2 3 4 653 607 994 298
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place first, where 994 is the largest.
With 653 and 607, compare the tens place, where 5 is bigger than 0.
The smallest is 298.
• Question 3

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 376 683 961 428
 1 2 3 4 376 683 961 428
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds place digits go down 9, 6, 4 and 3.
• Question 4

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 647 515 499 783
 1 2 3 4 647 515 499 783
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds place digits go down 7, 6, 5 and 4.
• Question 5

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 409 134 526 462
 1 2 3 4 409 134 526 462
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place first, where 526 is the largest.
With 462 and 409, compare the tens place, where 6 is bigger than 0.
• Question 6

Put the numbers in order, largest first.

 347 796 306 356
 1 2 3 4 347 796 306 356
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place first, where 796 is the largest.
With the rest, compare the tens place, where 5 is bigger than 4, which is bigger than 0.
• Question 7

Put the numbers in descending order.

 105 443 257 900
 1 2 3 4 105 443 257 900
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place digits which go down 9, 4, 2 and 1.
• Question 8

Put the numbers in descending order.

 299 826 842 526
 1 2 3 4 299 826 842 526
EDDIE SAYS
With 826 and 842, compare the tens place, where 4 is bigger than 2.
• Question 9

Put the numbers in descending order.

 396 438 334 113
 1 2 3 4 396 438 334 113
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place first, where 438 is the largest.
With 396 and 334, compare the tens place, where 9 is bigger than 3.
• Question 10

Put the numbers in descending order.

 723 929 876 585
 1 2 3 4 723 929 876 585
EDDIE SAYS
Look at the hundreds place digits, which go down 9, 8, 7 and 5.
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