How Do You Compare Two Decimals Using a Number Line?

How Do You Compare Two Decimals Using a Number Line?

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If you have two decimals and you want to know which is larger, you can use a number line to help you compare! Follow along with this tutorial to see how to use a number line to compare decimals.

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