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whereas to order the following numbers from least to greatest and I encourage you to pause this video and try to think of it on your own order these numbers from least to greatest well let's work through it on together now so none of these numbers have any places any value to the left of the decimal point they have no ones here 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 s 0 1 s so let me then go to the next decimal place to the right so I'm starting with the largest decimal places and then I'm going to and I'm going to successively smaller decimal places so I'll go to the tenths place so this one right over here has zero tenths this has zero tenths this has zero tenths this one has zero tenths this one has seven tenths so this one actually has tenths this has seven of them so I'm going to put leave this one here as the greatest we're ordering from least to greatest now let's move to the hundredths place so this one this one this one this one all have zero tenths let's look at the hundreds place this has seven hundredths this has seven hundredths this one has seven hundredths this has no hundredths as well this is zero hundred so this one has neither tenths nor hundredths so this one is going to be the smallest this one has no tents no hundredths this one actually has tenths all of these these three in the middle have no tents but they have some hundreds and they all have the same number of hundred 700 700 700 so now let's look at a thousandths place this one has nine thousandths this one has zero thousandths and this one has zero thousandths as well so out of these three this one is the largest now because this one actually had some thousandths out of these three now let's go look at we have to pick between these two both of these have no tents both of them have exactly seven seven hundredths both of them have no thousandths but this one has nine ten thousandths well this one has no ten thousandths so this one is less than that one and now I'm done I think I have ordered the numbers from least to greatest and the key here is go to the most the the place value that has that has that's most significant I guess you could say that has the most value so that was the ones place compared them on that then go to successively smaller place values keep going to the right and keep comparing them and then you'll be able to order them