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use less than or greater than for this little brackets thing to write a true sentence so they essentially want us to say whether forty five and six hundred and seventy five thousandths is greater than or less than forty five and six hundred and forty five thousandths so let's look at each of these numbers so I'm going to write them on top of each other so the first number is forty five and six hundred and seventy-five thousandths and the second number is forty five and six hundred and forty five thousands now when you look at everything here the only place where these two numbers are different is in the is in the hundredths of place we have seven hundredths here and we have four hundredths here everything is the same so this number is going to be greater this number is greater than forty five point six four five or six hundred and forty-five thousand so let me write that down just to make sure we know what we're doing forty five and six hundred and seventy five thousandths or forty five point six seven five is definitely greater than forty five point six four five or forty five and six hundred and forty-five thousandths