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Q: What are the difference between comparing whole number and comparing decimals?

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they both go together

They are similar because when you compare decimals you say the larger one has more value so the decimal is larger like in comparing whole numbers the number that has more value is larger. So they are very similar.

You are probably looking for 1.6, but if you count ALL of the decimals between 1.5 and 1.7, then there is an infinite number of decimals between the two with an infinite number of decimal places.

There are an infinite number of decimals between 1.2 and 1.3

Whole numbers consist of numbers such as 1,2,3,4,5... Integers are number consisting of decimals, such as 1.2, 2.2, 3.2, 4.2, and 5.2...

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The process is the same.

they both go together

All decimals are worked in devisions of 10. Fraction can be a division of any number.

Whole numbers contain no fractional part as do decimals

The square root of 3 is an irrational number with decimals that go on forever. To 14 places, the difference is 0.00005080756887

One way is to show that the absolute difference between them is smaller than any number that you care to choose.

A single number cannot be compared. Also, it will always be in a correct order - increasing or decreasing!

You do not need to do so if you are reasonably competent.

1.5

They are similar because when you compare decimals you say the larger one has more value so the decimal is larger like in comparing whole numbers the number that has more value is larger. So they are very similar.

An infinite number of decimals are between any two numbers that aren't the same.

Actually, there is an infinite number of decimals between 0 and 1.

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