Can we find the smallest and the greatest number in these numbers?
235 516 147
Yes, we can find the smallest and the greatest number by comparing place values of the given numbers.
First, we compare the digits at the hundred place.
5 hundreds is the greatest.
So, 516 is the greater number.
Similarly, 1 hundred is the smallest.
So, 147 is the smallest number.
Now we write 235 516 147 in order as:
147 is smallest number.
516 The greatest number.
The arrangement of numbers from the smallest to the greatest is called “ascending order.”
The arrangement of numbers from the greatest to the smallest is called “descending order.”