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Surf for More Math

Lesson 10 - Comparing and Ordering Decimals


Use these interactive games and activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about comparing and ordering decimals. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Compare and order numbers to decimal hundredths.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 48-49

Instructions for Use

Builder Ted allows students to order numbers to decimal hundredths.

To use Builder Ted, click on a level of difficulty and then click the "Start" button. Builder Ted needs to order the bricks from least to greatest up the ladder. Click on the brick Builder Ted should put on the bottom rung of the ladder. Continue to order all the bricks. The faster you click on the bricks, the faster Builder Ted moves them.


Ordering Decimals helps students order numbers to decimal hundredths.

To use Ordering Decimals, drag and drop the numbers from least to greatest. Click the "Check" button to see if the answers are correct. Click the "Hint" button for assistance with the question. Click the "Restart" button to try the question again.


Comparing Decimals allows students to compare decimals.

To use Comparing Decimals, scroll down and click the "START" button. Two numbers appear in the text fields. Decide if the first number is greater than, less than, or equal to the second number. Click the appropriate button to check the answer.