Decimal Comparisons with Base 10 Blocks

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Compare decimals (tenths and hundredths) with and without models.

Decimal Comparisons with Base 10 Blocks

Compare decimals up to the hundredths place. Arrange blocks to visualize and model the comparison.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question 1

9 is greater than 1. So why is 2.09 less than 2.1?

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Open-ended question 2

11 is greater than 9. So why is 2.11 less than 2.9?

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