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Ascending Order of Decimals : Solved Examples

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Arrange the following series in ascending order:

3.35, 10.12, 10.55, 100.7, 10.8
This proceeds in the following steps:

Step 1: We start with comparing the Whole Number Part of Decimals and decimal with the smallest whole number part is to be written at the first place in the order, we get:

3 is the smallest whole number part of decimal 3.35 from the given series, so it is written at the first place of ascending order.

Ascending Order Series = 3.35

Step 2: Then we find a decimal whose whole number part is larger than the whole number part of decimal selected earlier in step 1, but smaller than whole number part of remaining decimals.

But, here in the given series you can see that there are three decimals having 10 as their whole number part, in such cases we will compare digits at tenths place and decimal with the smallest digit at tenths place will be at 2nd place in the order, 2nd smallest at 3rd place and largest among these three decimals will be at 4th place.

Decimal 10.12 has 1 at its tenths place
Decimal 10.55 has 5 at its tenths place
Decimal 10.8 has 8 at its tenths place

Since 1 is smallest, 5 is 2nd smallest and 8 is largest, so we get series:

Ascending Order Series = 3.35, 10.12, 10.55, 10.8

Step 3: Lastly, we are left with only one decimal, whose whole number part is the largest among whole number parts of all the given decimals and it would be written at the last place of the order,

Since, decimal 100.5, whose whole number part is 100 and the largest among whole number parts of all the given decimals, so 100.5 would be written at the last place of the ascending order and we get complete series:

Ascending Order Series = 3.35, 10.12, 10.55, 10.8, 100.5

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