# Is the quotient #4.5 -: .9# greater or less than #4.5#? Why?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

Is

Let's think this way - we know that:

If we split 4.5 into two pieces, that's:

and if we split 4.5 into ten pieces, that's:

So what are we saying when we have

And so