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Posted by **Patty** on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:24am.

- Math 3rd grade -
**Steve**, Friday, October 4, 2013 at 5:35amActually, there is no way to tell.

If both numbers have n digits (n>=3) then you might have to compare n pairs of digits, if the first (n-1) digits of each are the same.

I think the implication here is that the numbers are between 100 and 999, so if the first two digits of each are the same, all 3 digits will have to be compared.

This just shows that problems must be carefully stated, even for 3rd-graders!

- Math 3rd grade -
**N**, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 9:42am1500 and 200

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