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Order Decimals: Smallest Numbers First

In this worksheet, students arrange simple decimal numbers in ascending order.

'Order Decimals: Smallest Numbers First' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Solve Number Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet you have to arrange numbers in order, smallest first.

 

Example

Put theses numbers in order, smallest first.

9.3    1.6    5.0    1.2    5.7

 

Answer

 

First, we look for numbers with the smallest units digits.

Here we have two, 1.6 and 1.2 so we must compare the tenths digits to see that 1.2 is less than 1.6.

 

The next numbers to look at are 5.0 and 5.7.  We see that 5.0 is less than 5.7.

 

Finally, 9.3 is largest.

 

So the final order is 1.2 , 1.6 , 5.0 , 5.7 , 9.3

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

4.5    4.7    7.4    8.6    9.6

 12345
4.5
4.7
7.4
8.6
9.6

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

1.8    2.7    8.2    8.8    9.7

 12345
1.8
2.7
8.2
8.8
9.7

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.2    1.5    2.0    3.3    9.4

 12345
7.2
1.5
2.0
3.3
9.4

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

9.8    9.9    7.6    6.7    5.7

 12345
9.8
9.9
7.6
6.7
5.7

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.8    9.9    9.1    5.0    4.2

 12345
7.8
9.9
9.1
5.0
4.2

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.9    5.1    7.6    3.4    8.8

 12345
7.9
5.1
7.6
3.4
8.8

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

2.3    6.8    7.9    3.6    3.3

 12345
2.3
6.8
7.9
3.6
3.3

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

8.2    4.9    6.9    9.3    6.6

 12345
8.2
4.9
6.9
9.3
6.6

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

5.4    6.5    8.1    6.4    8.7

 12345
5.4
6.5
8.1
6.4
8.7

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

6.5    6.2    8.6    3.2    3.0

 12345
6.5
6.2
8.6
3.2
3.0
  • Question 1

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

4.5    4.7    7.4    8.6    9.6

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
4.5
4.7
7.4
8.6
9.6
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
4.5 is smaller than 4.7.
  • Question 2

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

1.8    2.7    8.2    8.8    9.7

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
1.8
2.7
8.2
8.8
9.7
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
8.2 is smaller than 8.8.
  • Question 3

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.2    1.5    2.0    3.3    9.4

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
7.2
1.5
2.0
3.3
9.4
EDDIE SAYS
Just order the numbers according to their units digits.
  • Question 4

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

9.8    9.9    7.6    6.7    5.7

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
9.8
9.9
7.6
6.7
5.7
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
9.8 is smaller than 9.9.
  • Question 5

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.8    9.9    9.1    5.0    4.2

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
7.8
9.9
9.1
5.0
4.2
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
9.1 is smaller than 9.9.
  • Question 6

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

7.9    5.1    7.6    3.4    8.8

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
7.9
5.1
7.6
3.4
8.8
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
7.6 is smaller than 7.9.
  • Question 7

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

2.3    6.8    7.9    3.6    3.3

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
2.3
6.8
7.9
3.6
3.3
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
3.3 is smaller than 3.6.
  • Question 8

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

8.2    4.9    6.9    9.3    6.6

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
8.2
4.9
6.9
9.3
6.6
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
6.6 is smaller than 6.9.
  • Question 9

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

5.4    6.5    8.1    6.4    8.7

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
5.4
6.5
8.1
6.4
8.7
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
6.4 is smaller than 6.5.
8.1 is smaller than 8.7.
  • Question 10

Put these numbers in order, smallest first.

 

6.5    6.2    8.6    3.2    3.0

CORRECT ANSWER
 12345
6.5
6.2
8.6
3.2
3.0
EDDIE SAYS
Place the numbers in order according to their units digits.
3.0 is smaller than 3.2.
6.2 is smaller than 6.5.
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