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### Course: 5th grade>Unit 1

Lesson 6: Comparing decimals

# Ordering decimals through thousandths

Learn all about comparing decimals. It teaches students how to order decimals from least to greatest by comparing each place value, starting from the most significant and moving to the right.

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• im stuck on rounding
• say it asked you to round to the nearest ten and the number is 17.

since 17 is closer to twenty than it is to ten, 17 rounded to the nearest ten is 20.
if the number where 14 instead of 17, rounded to the nearest ten it would be 10.
if a number were to be rounded to the nearest hundred. say the number is 60, then the answer would be 100. if it where 48, it would be 0.
• Sal sounds so tired in this video.😴
• how do you figure out how round thousandths decimals?
• You round to three decimal places. If the number after the third decimal is 5 or higher, round up, and if the number is 4 or lower, round down
• How is the second number the smallest seeing that the last one only has seven tenths?
• It is because 0.074 is nothing but 74/1000 and 0.7 is 700/1000 so the biggest number among them is 700/1000 which is nothing but 0.7. And therefore 0.074 is the smallest.
• how do you round to the that it tells you to
• this is not hard but then it is hard
• i can help u beacase i am in 4 grade going to 5 grade and im doing 8th grade stuff
• How are u doing 8th grade stuff when you're in 4th grade? I'm in 5th grade.
• ok I'm stuck on rounding too
• When you round, you look at the numbers and the saying is "5 and up, give it a shove up to 10. 4 and below, you give it a shove back down to 0".
Hope this helps. :)