Which number is smaller, 246 738 or 246 951?
Line up the digits.
Compare the digits starting from the left. Find the first place that they differ
In this example, the digits in the hundreds place are not the same.
7 is smaller than 9.
So, 246 738 is smaller than 246 951.
Arrange the following numbers in increasing order
425 876, 425 987, 425 856
Line up the numbers vertically
Compare the digits starting from the left.
Arranging the numbers in increasing order, we get425 856, 425 876, 425 987
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