Posted by heidi on .
can you put the following nmbers in order form least to greatest?
17.11; 17.107; 17; 17.001

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Ms. Sue,
Yes, I can. Can you?
I'll be glad to check your answer. 
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Ms. Laker,
Good one miss Sue.
I am guessing you
Teach or have taught
English? 
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heidi,
I'll try....
17; 17.001; 17.107; 17.11 
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Ms. Sue,
You're right! Great!

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heidi,
Mine was wrong this is my husbands work. I am having a hard time understanding this math. (daughters 5th grade).Does place value start to the right of the decimal with tens?

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Ms. Sue,
Yes. Think of money.
Imagine that these numbers were dollars and cents.
17.00
17.001
17.10
17.11