Question:

# Why do you need to line up the decimal points before comparing and ordering numbers with decimals?

Answer:

## It makes doing calculations, particularly totaling up numbers, a lot easier to do. It also makes it easier to compare the numbers when you line up the decimal points

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Elementary arithmetic
Numeral systems
Decimal
Fractions
Pi
Number
Hexadecimal
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Mathematics
Arithmetic
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