Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answer Key Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals

How can you compare and order decimals?

Scientists collected and measured the lengths of different cockroach species. Which cockroach had the greater length, the American or the Oriental cockroach? Use these three steps to find out.
Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 1
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Another Example
How can you order decimals?

Step 1
Write the numbers, lining up the decimal points. Start at the left. Compare digits of the same place-value.
3.576
3.432
3.582
3.432 is the least.

Step 2
Write the remaining numbers, lining up the decimal points. Start at the left. Compare.
3.576
3.582
3.582 is greater.

Step 3
Write the numbers from least to greatest.
3.432, 3.576, 3.582
In order of their lengths from least to greatest, the cockroaches are the Oriental, the American, and the Australian.

Guided Practice*

Do you know how?

Compare the two numbers. Write >, <, or=for each Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20.

Question 1.
3.692 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 3.697
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Question 2.
7.216 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 7.203
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Order these numbers from least to greatest.

Question 3.
5.540, 5.631, 5.625, 5.739
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Question 4.
0.675, 1.529, 1.35, 0.693
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Do you understand?

Question 5.
Write a number that is greater than 4.508 but less than 4.512.
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Question 6.
Scientists measured a Madeira cockroach and found it to be 3.438 cm long. If they were ordering the lengths of the cockroaches from least to greatest, between which two cockroaches would the Madeira cockroach belong?
Answer:

Step 1
Line up the decimal points.
Start at the left.
Compare digits of the same place-value.
3.576
3.432

Step 2
Find the first place where the digits are different.
3.576
3.432

Step 3
Compare. 5 > 4
Think 0.5 > 0.4
So, 3.576 > 3.432.
The American cockroach is longer than the Oriental cockroach

Independent Practice

Copy and complete. Write >, <, or = for each Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20.

Question 7.
0.890 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 0.89
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Question 8.
5.733 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 5.693
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Question 9.
9.707 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 9.717
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Question 10.
4.953 Envision Math 5th Grade Textbook Answers Topic 1.4 Comparing and Ordering Decimals 20 4.951
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Order from least to greatest.

Question 13.
2.912, 2.909, 2.830, 2.841
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Question 14.
8.541, 8.314, 8.598, 8.8
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Order from greatest to least.

Question 15.
5.132, 5.123, 5.312, 5.231
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Question 16.
62.905, 62.905, 62.950, 62.383
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Problem Solving

Question 17.
Writing to Explain Why do you need to line up the decimal points before comparing and ordering numbers with decimals?
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Question 18.
Judith wants to buy her mother flowers. Judith earns $4 a week doing chores. If each flower costs $2, how many flowers can Judith buy her mother if she saves for three weeks?
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Question 19.
There are five types of grains of sands: coarse, very coarse, medium, fine, and very fine. A grain of fine sand can have a diameter of 0.125 millimeters.
Which number is less than 0.125?
A. 0.5
B. 0.2
C. 0.13
D. 0.12
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