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Arranging Numbers: Put the Largest First

In this worksheet, students arrange numbers in descending order.

'Arranging Numbers: Put the Largest First' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 1000

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, put numbers in descending order, starting with the largest number and ending with the smallest. 

For example:

Put the numbers in descending order.

469car541car931car518car

 

Answer:  

931, 541, 518, 469

Firstly, 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.

 

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