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Comparing With Negatives. NS 1.1 Compare and order positive and negative fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers and place them on a number line Objective: Discover how the ordering for negative numbers differs from ordering positive numbers

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Comparing With Negatives

• NS 1.1 Compare and order positive and negative fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers and place them on a number line

• Objective: Discover how the ordering for negative numbers differs from ordering positive numbers

• Learning target: Answer at least 3 of the 4 comparing fraction and decimal questions correctly on the exit ticket.

• How do we compare numbers using a number line?

the positive number is always greater.

• How do we compare negative numbers?

• -3 > -10 is farther to the right).

• -0.48-0.5

• -4 is closer to 0 than -5 is, so -0.48 > -0.5

• <, >, or =-3 -10

• -0.48 -0.5

• 0.0 is farther to the right).-0.3 0.9-0.5

• Order from least to greatest:

0 is the third least

-3 is the second least

9 is the greatest

-5 is the least

Which letter(s) can we eliminate right away? is farther to the right).

How do you know these letter(s) cannot be correct?