LESSON 4 Compare and Order Decimals

Decimals Digit Game

Mr. Moreno's class is playing the Digit Game using numbers with decimals to the thousandths. Michael drew a game board on his paper.

Mr. Moreno told students to make the largest number possible. Here are the digit cards he turned over.

  1. What is the largest number that can be made with these cards? How can you tell you have made the largest number?
  2. Use the same digits to make the smallest number possible. Explain how you decided the order of the digits in your number.
  3. Explain how knowing about place value can help you decide if you have the largest or smallest possible number.