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Sharmi compared four hundred thirtyseven point two nine one and eightysix point five eight two six and provided the explanation below. Explain what she did wrong and provide the correct solution and explanation. In four hundred thirtyseven point two nine one., the first digit is a 4. In eightysix point five eight two six., the first digit is an 8. Since 4 is less than 8, the correct answer is less than or equal to.
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Sharmi compared four hundred thirtyseven point two nine one and eightysix point five eight two six and provided the explanation below. Explain what she did wrong and provide the correct solution and explanation. In four hundred thirtyseven point two nine one., the first digit is a 4. In eightysix point five eight two six., the first digit is an 8. Since 4 is less than 8, the correct answer is less than or equal to.
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
sorry king i sis not realize that i closed the question what was the question u asked
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
As long as it was an accident, no worries. Now can you write out the numbers here?
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well beacuse i think u can like round it i am not sure
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
If you write out the numbers, it'll definitely help. Just type them out or write them on a piece of paper.
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay i did what did what do i do now
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Now, when you look at the numbers, which one is bigger and which is smaller?
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the bigger one is 437.291 and the smaller one is 86.5826
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Right! So why did you say that? What makes 437.291 greater than 86.5826?
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
When you compared 437.291and 86.5826, how did you tell that 437.291>86.5826?
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WLB250219Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
becaute that 437.291 is a larger quanity than 86.5826 so as you see above is exacly corect
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well beacsause if u would estimate it it would be 437 and if u estimate the other one is 81
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Ok, then what makes 437 greater than 81?
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cause there is a 3 digit number and only 2 digit number so that is what make it bigger
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Right! So now that you have that, why is it wrong to say \(87>437\) because \(8>7\)?
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Vivi305Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well that is true but i really dont know
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
You're so close! you say 437>87 because there's three digits. Sharmi said \(437<87\) because it starts with an 8 and \(8>4\). Sharmi's reasoning is wrong, because he isn't considering the length of the number. How many digits are before the decimal point. This is what you must consider before anything else when deciding some number is greater/less than another number.
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KingGeorgeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Yes. Did my explanation make sense at the end?
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