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Here are some tips for Compare Mixed Values, which aligns with Nevada state standards:

Compare Mixed Values

To do this topic, you will need to how to order decimals and how fractions and decimals relate.
To review the Order Decimals topic, see here.
To review how fractions and decimals relate, see here.

There are two ways to compare a fraction and a decimal:

1. Convert both numbers to fractions and compare
OR
2. Convert both numbers to decimals and compare
Pick the way that is easy for you.

Example 1: Greater than

Compare. Round fractions to the nearest hundredth when comparing. For example, 2/3 = 0.67.
 0.73
Comparing Fractions Comparing Decimals
?   0.73   ?   0.73
?   0.5   ?   0.73
>   0.5   >   0.73
 This means that 0.73

Example 2: Less than

Compare. Round fractions to the nearest hundredth when comparing. For example, 2/3 = 0.67.
 1 1.41
Comparing Fractions Comparing Decimals
1   ?   1.41 1   ?   1.41
1   ?   1 1.4   ?   1.41
1   <   1 1.4   <   1.41