# 5.NBT.A.3

Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.

**a**
Read and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., $347.392 = 3 \times 100 + 4 \times 10 + 7 \times 1 + 3 \times (1/10) + 9 \times (1/100) + 2 \times (1/1000)$.

**b**
Compare two decimals to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place, using $>$, =, and $<$ symbols to record the results of comparisons.

## Tasks

Drawing Pictures to Illustrate Decimal Comparisons

Comparing Decimals on the Number Line

Placing Thousandths on the Number Line.

Are these equivalent to 9.52?