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High to Low: What is the Order?

In this worksheet, students rearrange numbers in decreasing order of size.

'High to Low: What is the Order?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Solve Number Problems to 1 000 000

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, we will learn how to put integers in decreasing order of size.

 

For example:

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order, starting with the largest.

48,  56, 14, -35, 2

 

Answer: 56, 48, 14, 2, -35

Arrange the following integers in order, putting the largest first. 

 

-47,  37, 16, -26, -5

37, 16, -5, -26, -47

-47, 16, -5, -26, -47

37, 16, -26, -5, -47

-47, -26, 16, -5, -47

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-17,  -41, -29, -35, -23

-17, -23, 29, -35, 41

-23, -17, -29, -35, -41

-17, -23, -29, -35, -41

-17, -23, -29, -41, -35

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-22, -49, -40, -13, -31

-13, 22, -31, 40, -49

13, 22, 31, 40, 49

-13, -22, -31, -40, -49

-13, -22, -31, -40, -48

19, -15, -49, 2, -32

 

The integers above rearranged from largest to smallest would look like this:

19, 2, -15, -32, -49

 

True or false?

True

False

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-14, -46, -30, 18, 2

18, -2, -14, -30, -46

18, 2, -14, -30, -46

2, 18, -14, -30, -46

18, 2, 14, 30, 46

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-41, -44, -35, -47, -38

-35, -38, -41, -44, -47

35, 38, 41, 44, 47

-47, -44, -41, -35, -38

35, 38, 41, 44, 47

Rearrange the following integers into decreasing sequence.

 

 -28, -41, 11, -2, -15,

11, -2, -15, -28, -41

-28, -41, 11, -2, -15

11, 2, 15, 28, 41

11, -2, -28, -41, -15

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-53, 3, 5, 53, -1

53, 5, 3, -1, -53

53, 5, 3, 1, -53

-1, -53, 53, 5, 3

53, 5, 3, 1, -53

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

67, -13, 22, -11, 4

67, 22, 4, 11, 13

-11, -13, 67, 22, 4,

67, 22, 4, -11, -13

67, 22, 4, -11, -13,

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-48, 17, 59, -4, 4

59, -4, 4, -48, 17

59, 17, 4, -4, -48

48, 17, 59, -4, 4

59, -4, -48, 17, 4

  • Question 1

Arrange the following integers in order, putting the largest first. 

 

-47,  37, 16, -26, -5

CORRECT ANSWER
37, 16, -5, -26, -47
EDDIE SAYS
Largest to smallest: 37, 16, -5, -26 and -47. Don't get caught out by the negatives!
  • Question 2

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-17,  -41, -29, -35, -23

CORRECT ANSWER
-17, -23, -29, -35, -41
EDDIE SAYS
-17 is the largest number in this question. The sequence largest to smallest: -17, -23, -29, -35 and -41.
  • Question 3

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-22, -49, -40, -13, -31

CORRECT ANSWER
-13, -22, -31, -40, -49
EDDIE SAYS
The number sequence largest to smallest: -13, -22, -31, -40 and -49.
  • Question 4

19, -15, -49, 2, -32

 

The integers above rearranged from largest to smallest would look like this:

19, 2, -15, -32, -49

 

True or false?

CORRECT ANSWER
True
EDDIE SAYS
The answer is true! The sequence rearranged largest to smallest: 19, 2, -15, -32 and -49
  • Question 5

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-14, -46, -30, 18, 2

CORRECT ANSWER
18, 2, -14, -30, -46
EDDIE SAYS
The sequence largest to smallest: 18, 2, -14, -30 and -46.
  • Question 6

Arrange the following integers in order, starting with the largest.

 

-41, -44, -35, -47, -38

CORRECT ANSWER
-35, -38, -41, -44, -47
EDDIE SAYS
The sequence largest to smallest: -35, -38, -41, -44 and -47.
  • Question 7

Rearrange the following integers into decreasing sequence.

 

 -28, -41, 11, -2, -15,

CORRECT ANSWER
11, -2, -15, -28, -41
EDDIE SAYS
The sequence should read: 11, -2, -15, -28 and -41.
  • Question 8

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-53, 3, 5, 53, -1

CORRECT ANSWER
53, 5, 3, -1, -53
EDDIE SAYS
Largest to smallest: 53, 5, 3, -1 and -53.
  • Question 9

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

67, -13, 22, -11, 4

CORRECT ANSWER
67, 22, 4, -11, -13
EDDIE SAYS
The sequence largest to smallest: 67, 22, 4, -11 and -13.
  • Question 10

Arrange the following integers in decreasing order.

 

-48, 17, 59, -4, 4

CORRECT ANSWER
59, 17, 4, -4, -48
EDDIE SAYS
The sequence largest to smallest: 59, 17, 4, -4 and -48.
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