# ACT Aspire Math: Ordering Numbers from Least to Greatest

Which of the following lists of numbers is ordered from least on the left to greatest on the right?

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in circles we're going to go through choices just one

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by one Well let's see Number line time Negative Five

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elevenses close to a half But negative six sevenths is

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closer to negative one So this means that negative five

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eleven is larger or less negative than negative six seven

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so well in cross out a and then similarly negative

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point Oh oh three three three It's closer to zero

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then his negative point Oh three three five So negative

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point o three degrees larger than that So be it

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Can't be the right answer either so it was over

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quickly So get rid of b next up See One

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point one two oh three Four is larger than both

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one point one o two three four and one point

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one two three four So oh all right b c

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While this easier to see if we round off the

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last three decimals and one point one two is greater

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than both one point one in one point oh oneself

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that goes into the discard pile are we've gotten rid

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of a b and c here really quickly All right

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how about d We've got two twenty thirds than three

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eighteenth than for thirteenth While these look kind of correct

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the value of a fraction becomes greater as the numerator

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increases in the denominator decreases so well let's see Let's

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check e So let's see what we have here One

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fifth is point two and let's see while they both

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equal to tense So the first two numbers are greater

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than the last one So it can't be e just

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got to be de here and well you really didn't

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have do a huge amount of denominator Getting all these

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equal the same number would be well into the thousands

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and take you a long time on an exam like

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this Easier to just eliminate the wrong ones and then

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close your eyes and checked deep because that's it That's 00:02:13.56 --> [endTime] the right answer Well done