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anonymous
 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
anonymous
 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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ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lets expand both the decimal numbers and see

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.118.8 is a shortcut for saying 1 tens 8 ones 8 tenths

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.118.80 is a shortcut for saying 1 tens 8 ones 8 tenths 0 hundreths

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1as you can see 18.80 has the same value as 18.8 because "0 hundreths" means nothing.

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes 18.8 = 18.80000000000000000000000000000000

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1trailing 0's after the decimal point don't add any value
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