  # Order Decimals: Smallest Numbers First

In this worksheet, students arrange simple decimal numbers in ascending order. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Number Problems to 1000

Difficulty level:   #### Worksheet Overview

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

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

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