# Comparing Decimals up to the Thousandths Place

Skill:

Read, write, and compare numbers with decimal place values to the thousandths place or numbers greater than one million.

# Comparing Decimals up to the Thousandths Place

Compare decimals by examining each pair of digits in decreasing place values.

### Putting It All Together

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

### Open-ended question 1

What makes a comparison sign switch from to or vice versa?

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### Open-ended question 2

How can you use place value to compare decimals?

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### Open-ended question 3

Why does a 0 sometimes appear at the far right of a decimal number?

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