### Examples

*Example:*The numbers 4.891; 4.918 and 4.198 can be arranged in ascending order as 4.198; 4.891 and 4.918.

*Example:* 0.15<0.2 because fifteen hundredths is less than twenty hundredths, which is the same as two tenths.

### Clarifications

*Clarification 1:*When comparing numbers, instruction includes using an appropriately scaled number line and using place values of digits.

*Clarification 2:* Scaled number lines must be provided and can be a representation of any range of numbers.

*Clarification 3:* Within this benchmark, the expectation is to use symbols (<, > or =).

**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**5

**Strand:**Number Sense and Operations

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

In this MEA, the students will help a charitable organization select 5 snack items from a list to provide nutritious snacks for children in low-income communities. Students will practice using the four operations to solve real-world problems and use decimal notation to make calculations involving money. Additionally, they will be asked to compare multi-digit numbers to the thousandths.

Students work in teams to plan the contents of a covered wagon for a family relocating from Missouri to Oregon. Students must calculate the weight and cost of the wagon by adding, subtracting, and multiplying with decimals.

## MFAS Formative Assessments

In the context of two word problems students are asked to compare decimals using the less than, equal to, and greater than symbols.

Students compare pairs of decimals, one in word form to one in expanded form.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades K-5

Help out at the fishing tournament while comparing decimals through the thousandths place in this interactive tutorial.

## Student Resources

## Original Student Tutorial

Help out at the fishing tournament while comparing decimals through the thousandths place in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

## Educational Game

This is a fun and interactive game that helps students practice ordering rational numbers, including decimals, fractions, and percents. You are planting and harvesting flowers for cash. Allow the bee to pollinate, and you can multiply your crops and cash rewards!

Type: Educational Game

## Tutorials

In this Khan Academy tutorial video two decimals are compared using grid diagrams.

Type: Tutorial

This Khan Academy tutorial video presents using place-value to compare two decimals expressed to thousandths.

Type: Tutorial