# Comparing Decimals

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• 1
If 58 out of 100 students in a school are boys, then write a decimal for the part of the school that consists of boys.
• 2
Five runners are entered into a competition. Four of the runners have had their turns. Their scores are 9.8 s, 9.75 s, 9.79 s, and 9.81 s. Which score must the last runner score below in order to win the competition?
We must order these decimals from least to greatest. Then we must determine how the least compares with the winning score.
• 3
Tom, Sally, Frank, and Kate ran a race. Toms
time was 12.03 seconds,
Sallys was 12.284
seconds, Frank was 12.62 seconds, and Kate
was 12.9 seconds. In what order did they
finish? Who won?

• 4
Mrs. Ralph bought 3 pumpkins. The first
one weighed 4.8 kilograms, the second one
weighed 4.09 kilograms, and the third one
weighed 4.196 kilograms. Which pumpkin
weighed the least?
• 5
Terry, Rachael, and Belinda raced each
other to see how long it took to type a
paragraph. Terry finished in 15.086 seconds,
Rachael typed hers in 15.92 seconds, and
Belinda typed hers in 15.325 seconds. Who won the contest?
• 6
Sam, Cindy, and Jake had a contest to
see whose paper airplane could fly the
farthest. Sams went 8.6 meters, Cindys
went 8.245 meters, and Jakes went 8.35
meters. Who won the contest?

• 7
Sarah beat the school record for the 400-meter
hurdles by seven hundredths of a second. How would
seven hundredths be written as a decimal.
• 8
Please order the following decimals from largest to smallest.
0.58, .058, 1.58
• 9
Please order the following decimals from smallest to greatest:

0.001, 0.1, 0.1111
• 10
Please order the following decimals from smallest to greatest:

585.89, 585.98, 585.88