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  • Explain your thinking using a place value model.
    a)  How do you know 499 is greater than 500?
    b)  How do you know 1,179 is less than 1,177?
    c)  How do you know 426, 152, 801 is not in order from greatest to least?
    d)  Pat and Faye have a problem. Pat thinks 42 tens is less than 390. Faye thinks 42 tens is greater than 390. Who is correct? 

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  • 2.2 Number and operations. The student applies mathematical process standards to understand how to represent and compare whole numbers, the relative position and magnitude of whole numbers, and relationships within the numeration system related to place value. The student is expected to:
    (D) use place value to compare and order whole numbers up to 1,200 using comparative language, numbers, and symbols (>, <, or =)


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