Posted by Kate on .
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?

6th grade math 
Ms. Sue,
0.2 = 0.20 = twenty hundredths
Which is longer? 
6th grade math 
Kate,
but why is 2.0 bigger than 0.15?

6th grade math 
Ms. Sue,
Which is more?
15 cents (0.15) or 20 cents (0.20)? 
6th grade math 
Veronica,
Edwards because 0.2= 0.20 or 0.200 or 0.2000. It equals the same thing no matter how many zeros there are.