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Placing Three 5-Digit Numbers in Descending Order

In this worksheet, students place three numbers in descending order of size.

'Placing Three 5-Digit Numbers in Descending Order' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Know Numbers to 1 000 000

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Worksheet Overview

 In this worksheet you have to put numbers in decreasing/descending order.



Put the numbers in order, largest first.





Firstly, 91222 is the biggest because it has the largest digit in the ten thousands place.

Next we have 56299.

14726 is the smallest because it has the smallest digit in the ten thousands place.





Remember that, for example, 52345 is larger than 52167 (look at the hundreds place because that is the first number that is different).

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