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Ascending Order of Decimals : Solved Examples

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Arrange the following series in ascending order:

7.234, 7.271, 7.222, 7.210
This proceeds in the following steps:

In the given series whole number part and digit at tenths place of all the decimals are same, so will compare digits at hundredths place and arrange them in the ascending order in the following steps:

Step 1: We start with comparing the digits at hundredths place and decimal with the smallest digit at hundredths place is to be written at first place in the order, we get:

1 is the smallest digit at hundredths place of decimal 7.210 from the given series, so it is written at the first place of ascending order.

Ascending Order Series = 7.210

Step 2: Then we find a decimal whose digit at hundredths place is larger than the digit at hundredths place of decimal selected earlier in step 1, but smaller than digit at hundredths place of remaining decimals and we get:

2 is the digit at hundredths place of decimal 7.222

It is larger than the 1, which is the digit at hundredths place of decimal 7.210, but smaller than digits at hundredths place of remaining decimals.

So 7.222 is written next to decimals 7.210 in the ascending order and we get series:

Ascending Order Series = 7.210, 7.222

Step 3: Then we find a decimal whose digit at hundredths place is larger than the digit at hundredths place of decimal selected earlier in step 2, but smaller than digit at hundredths place of remaining decimals and we get:

3 is the digits at hundredths place of decimal 7.234

It is larger than the 2, which is the digit at hundredths place of decimal 7.222, but smaller than digits at hundredths place of remaining decimals.

So 7.234 is written next to decimals 7.222 in the ascending order and we get series:

Ascending Order Series = 7.210, 7.222, 7.234

Step 4: Lastly, we are left with only one decimal, whose digit at hundredths place is the largest among digits at hundredths place of all the given decimals and it would be written at the last place of the order:

Since, decimal 7.271, whose digit at hundredths place is 7 and the largest among digits at hundredths place of all the given decimals, so 7.271 would be written at the last place of the ascending order and we get complete series:

Ascending Order Series = 7.210, 7.222, 7.234, 7.271

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