Comparing and ordering rational numbers

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  1. Match the rational number to a point on the number line.
    Comparing and ordering rational numbers

    a) 37\frac{3}{7}
    b) -115\frac{1}{5}
    c) -214\frac{1}{4}
    d) 2518\frac{5}{{18}}
    e) -0.6
    1. Compare -16\frac{1}{6}, -134\frac{3}{4}, 157\frac{5}{7}, -0.2, and 2.1. Write the numbers in descending order.
      1. Which value in each pair is smaller?
        1. 25\frac{2}{5}, -35\frac{3}{5}
        2. -213\frac{1}{3}, -216\frac{1}{6}
        3. -1325\frac{{13}}{{25}}, 1125\frac{{11}}{{25}}
        4. -13\frac{1}{3}, -47\frac{4}{7}
      2. Find a mixed number between each pair of rational numbers below.
        1. -0.7, 1.7
        2. 3.5, 3.6
        3. -4.02, -4.04
        4. -2.8, -2.9
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