Compare Decimals (Grade 5)

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Examples, solutions, and lessons to help Grade 5 students learn to read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths

A. Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., 347.392 = 3 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 7 × 1 + 3 × (1/10) + 9 × (1/100) + 2 × (1/1000).

B. Compare two decimals to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Common Core: 5.NBT.3b

Suggested Learning Targets

  • I can read and write decimals to the thousandths place in word form, base-ten form, and expanded form.
  • I can compare two decimals to the thousandths.

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