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  • one year ago

Compare the decimals 18.8 and 18.80. Which comparison is correct? A. 18.8 = 18.80 B. 18.8 < 18.80 C. 18.8 > 18.80

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  1. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    what do you think

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    b or c

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @ganeshie8 ?

  4. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    lets expand both the decimal numbers and see

  5. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    18.8 is a shortcut for saying 1 tens 8 ones 8 tenths

  6. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    18.80 is a shortcut for saying 1 tens 8 ones 8 tenths 0 hundreths

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea so is it 18.80

  8. ganeshie8
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    as you can see 18.80 has the same value as 18.8 because "0 hundreths" means nothing.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhhhhhhhhhhh

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its a

  11. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    Yes 18.8 = 18.80000000000000000000000000000000

  12. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    trailing 0's after the decimal point don't add any value

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you so muh

  14. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    yw

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