# 9. Compare Decimals greater than 1

Compare two decimals to hundredths and express the result using =. >, < symbols. **Compare Decimals Greater than 1 Worksheet** includes comparison by using place value charts and number lines, before moving on to direct comparison. Students must be exposed to several scenarios to ward off against any misconceptions. For example, comparing 1.4 and 1.36 on a place chart will help them understand that the decimal with more number of digits is not necessarily greater. Students also need to have experience in comparing whole numbers with decimal numbers. This worksheet deals with decimal numbers greater than 1.

### Common Core Alignment

**4.NF.7**Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model.