### Decimals-Solutions Ex-8.3

CBSE Class –VI Mathematics
NCERT Solutions
Chaper 8 Decimals (Ex. 8.3)

Question 1. Which is greater:
(a) 0.3 or 0.4
(b) 0.07 or 0.02
(c) 3 or 0.8
(d) 0.5 or 0.05
(e) 1.23 or 1.2
(f) 0.099 or 0.19
(g) 1.5 or 1.50
(h) 1.431 or 1.490
(i) 3.3 or 3.300
(j) 5.64 or 5.603
Answer: Before comparing, we write both terms in like decimals:
(a) 0.3 < 0.4
(b) 0.07 > 0.02
(c) 3.0 or 0.8 $⇒$ 3.0 > 0.8
(d) 0.50 or 0.05 $⇒$ 0.50 > 0.05
(e) 1.23 or 1.20 $⇒$ 1.23 > 1.20
(f) 0.099 or 0.190 $⇒$ 0.099 < 0.190
(g) 1.50 or 1.50 $⇒$ 1.50 = 1.50
(h) 1.431 < 1.490
(i) 3.300 or 3.300 $⇒$ 3.300 = 3.300
(j) 5.640 or 5.603 $⇒$ 5.640 > 5.603
Question 2. Make five more examples and find the greater:
(a) 1.8 or 1.82
(b) 1.0009 or 1.09
(c) 10.01 or 100.1
(d) 5.100 or 5.0100
(e) 04.213 or 0421.3
Answer: Before comparing, we write both the terms in like decimals
(i) 1.80 or 1.82 $⇒$ 1.82 is greater than 1.8
(ii) 1.0009 or 1.0900 $⇒$ 1.09 is greater than 1.0009
(iii) 10.01 or 100.10 $⇒$ 100.1 is greater than 10.01
(iv) 5.1000 or 5.0100 $⇒$ 5.100 is greater than 5.0100
(v) 04.213 or 0421.300 $⇒$ 0421.3 is greater than 04.213