# How do you order the rational numbers from least to greatest: 0.11, -1/9, -0.5, 1/10?

##### 2 Answers

Numbers from least to greatest are

#### Explanation:

The easiest way to order rational numbers is to write them so that they are up to same places of decimal.

Here **five** places only. Then

It is apparent that least number is one with negative sign but highest absolute (or numerical) value and among these it is

Hence, numbers from least to greatest are

Same thing as Shwetank but different approach using fractions

#### Explanation:

Note that the word 'least' is like saying 'less than'

There is a big difference between less than and smaller.

Now think of the position on the number line

So we have in order from left to right on the number line: