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Order Decimals and Fractions (2)

In this worksheet, students use a number line to place simple fractions and decimals in order of size.

'Order Decimals and Fractions (2)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions and Decimals

Curriculum subtopic:   Recognise Decimal Equivalents

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

You must know how to convert between simple fractions and decimals.

This number line will help you.

 

 

The tenths are easy to convert.  

Six tenths is the same as 0.6

Nine tenths is the same as 0.9

 

You must also know that...

  • One quarter is 0.25
  • One half is 0.5
  • Three quarters is 0.75

 

This means that three quarters is bigger than seven tenths.

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

0.1 2 tenths 1 0
6 tenths 0.3 0.45 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
0.1
2
2 tenths
3
6 tenths
4
0.4
5
0.3
6
1
7
0
8
0.45

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

Three quarters 7 tenths 1 0.8
6 tenths A half 0.65 0.4

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
7 tenths
2
6 tenths
3
0.4
4
0.8
5
0.65
6
1
7
Three quarters
8
A half

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 2 tenths 1 0
6 tenths A half 0.45 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
0
2
1
3
A quarter
4
2 tenths
5
0.45
6
6 tenths
7
A half
8
0.4

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 2 tenths A quarter 0
6 tenths 0.35 0.3 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
A half
2
0.35
3
0.4
4
6 tenths
5
0.3
6
A quarter
7
2 tenths
8
0

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 9 tenths Three quaters 1
8 tenths 0.65 0.6 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
8 tenths
2
0.6
3
A half
4
1
5
9 tenths
6
0.65
7
0.4
8
Three quarters

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 4 tenths Three quarters 0.7
8 tenths 0.65 0.9 0.55

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
0.65
2
A half
3
0.7
4
0.55
5
8 tenths
6
4 tenths
7
Three quarters
8
0.9

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 3 tenths A quarter 0.45
6 tenths 0.65 0.4 0.55

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
6 tenths
2
A half
3
A quarter
4
0.55
5
0.4
6
3 tenths
7
0.45
8
0.65

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 3 tenths A half 0.45
4 tenths 0.65 0.35 0.7

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
0.35
2
0.45
3
3 tenths
4
0.7
5
4 tenths
6
0.65
7
A quarter
8
A half

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 2 tenths A half 0.55
4 tenths 0.65 0.35 3/4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
2 tenths
2
3/4
3
0.65
4
A quarter
5
A half
6
0.55
7
4 tenths
8
0.35

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

1/2 2 tenths 1/4 0.55
4 tenths 0.1 0.8 3/4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

Column A

Column B

1
3/4
2
2 tenths
3
0.55
4
4 tenths
5
1/4
6
0.8
7
0.1
8
1/2
  • Question 1

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

0.1 2 tenths 1 0
6 tenths 0.3 0.45 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0
2
0.1
3
2 tenths
4
0.3
5
0.4
6
0.45
7
6 tenths
8
1
  • Question 2

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

Three quarters 7 tenths 1 0.8
6 tenths A half 0.65 0.4

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0.4
2
A half
3
6 tenths
4
0.65
5
7 tenths
6
Three quarters
7
0.8
8
1
  • Question 3

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 2 tenths 1 0
6 tenths A half 0.45 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0
2
2 tenths
3
A quarter
4
0.4
5
0.45
6
A half
7
6 tenths
8
1
  • Question 4

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 2 tenths A quarter 0
6 tenths 0.35 0.3 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0
2
2 tenths
3
A quarter
4
0.3
5
0.35
6
0.4
7
A half
8
6 tenths
  • Question 5

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 9 tenths Three quaters 1
8 tenths 0.65 0.6 0.4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0.4
2
A half
3
0.6
4
0.65
5
Three quarters
6
8 tenths
7
9 tenths
8
1
  • Question 6

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 4 tenths Three quarters 0.7
8 tenths 0.65 0.9 0.55

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
4 tenths
2
A half
3
0.55
4
0.65
5
0.7
6
Three quarters
7
8 tenths
8
0.9
  • Question 7

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A half 3 tenths A quarter 0.45
6 tenths 0.65 0.4 0.55

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
A quarter
2
3 tenths
3
0.4
4
0.45
5
A half
6
0.55
7
6 tenths
8
0.65
  • Question 8

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 3 tenths A half 0.45
4 tenths 0.65 0.35 0.7

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
A quarter
2
3 tenths
3
0.35
4
4 tenths
5
0.45
6
A half
7
0.65
8
0.7
  • Question 9

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

A quarter 2 tenths A half 0.55
4 tenths 0.65 0.35 3/4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
2 tenths
2
A quarter
3
0.35
4
4 tenths
5
A half
6
0.55
7
0.65
8
3/4
  • Question 10

Put these fractions and decimals in increasing order of size (labelled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

1/2 2 tenths 1/4 0.55
4 tenths 0.1 0.8 3/4

 

Use the number line to help you.

 

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

1
0.1
2
2 tenths
3
1/4
4
4 tenths
5
1/2
6
0.55
7
3/4
8
0.8
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