Year 4

Year 4

# Comparing Decimals

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will compare decimal and fractional equivalencies using Dienes blocks. We will place decimals on a suitable number line in the correct position.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 10 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:
one tenth
ten
Q2.
A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 100 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:
one
one tenth
Q3.
A numberline starting at 0 and ending at 1 is divided into 10 equal parts. Each equal part represents:
one
ten
Q4.
A container is filled with four colours of sand. 0.3 of the container is blue, 0.1 is black. Which decimals could represent the yellow and white sand?
0.1 and 0.4
0.3 and 0.6
0.5 and 0.2
Q5.
0.7 of a container is filled with water. How much of the container can still be filled?
1.3
3

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
What does this symbol mean? <
equal to
greater than
Q2.
Which symbol matches the words 'greater than'?
<
=
Q3.
Which symbol is missing from the circle: 2.5 0 2.1
<
=