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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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Vivi305 Group Title
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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest 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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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest 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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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay i did what did what do i do now
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest 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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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well what do u mean
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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WLB250219 Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest 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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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Ok, then what makes 437 greater than 81?
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Vivi305 Group TitleBest 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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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well that is true but i really dont know
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest 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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Vivi305 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so ow what happen
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
what do you mean?
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
Yes. Did my explanation make sense at the end?
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Vivi305 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes thank u so much
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KingGeorge Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4
You're welcome.
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