Posted by **Kate** on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:02pm.

sally's pencil is 15 hundredths of a meter long(0.15).Edward's pencil is 2 tenths a meter long(0.2).whose pencil is longer?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:05pm
0.2 = 0.20 = twenty hundredths

Which is longer?

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**Kate**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:14pm
but why is 2.0 bigger than 0.15?

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 4:17pm
Which is more?

15 cents (0.15) or 20 cents (0.20)?

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**Veronica**, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 7:21pm
Edwards because 0.2= 0.20 or 0.200 or 0.2000. It equals the same thing no matter how many zeros there are.

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