# Lesson Worksheet: Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers Mathematics • 6th Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice comparing and ordering rational numbers in different forms to solve real-world problems.

Q1:

Arrange in ascending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q2:

Order the following from least to greatest: of 70, of 70, of 70.

• A of 70, of 70, of 70
• B of 70, of 70, of 70
• C of 70, of 70, of 70
• D of 70, of 70, of 70
• E of 70, of 70, of 70

Q3:

The usual average waiting time to see a doctor is hours. One doctors’ office compared their daily average waiting times to this average.

 Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Waiting Time Compared to Average −35 minutes +114 hours −12 hour

On which day was the average waiting time the shortest?

• AWednesday
• BMonday
• CTuesday

Q4:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q5:

Order these numbers in descending order: , , , , .

• A, , , ,
• B, , , ,
• C, , , ,
• D, , , ,
• E, , , ,

Q6:

Matthew and Noah were asked to order a series of numbers from least to greatest. Matthew wrote and Noah wrote . Who is correct?

• ANoah
• BMatthew

Q7:

Order the numbers from least to greatest. • A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q8:

Order these numbers from greatest to least: , , , .

• A, , ,
• B, , ,
• C, , ,
• D, , ,
• E, , ,

Q9:

A criminal investigator listed in the table some events happened before and after a crime took place.

 Time with Respect to the Time of the Crime Event Code Event Description −0:42 +0:17 −1:27 −0:55 A B C D Suspect 1 left his home. Witness 1 called the police. Suspect 2 parked her car close to the crime scene. Witness 2 saw Suspect 1 close to the crime scene.

Which event took place first?

• BB
• CA
• DC

Q10:

The table below shows the boiling and freezing temperatures of different substances.

SubstanceBoiling Temperature (°C)Freezing Temperature (°C)
Butane
Carbon dioxide
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Water1000

Which substance has the highest boiling temperature?

• Abutane
• Bcarbon dioxide
• Coxygen
• Dnitrogen
• Ewater

Which substance has the lowest freezing temperature?

• Acarbon dioxide
• Bwater
• Cbutane
• Dnitrogen
• Eoxygen

Q11:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q12:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q13:

Which of the following is the greatest: , , , or ?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q14:

Arrange the following set of numbers in ascending order: , , .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q15:

Arrange the elements in the set in descending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q16:

Arrange the elements in the set in descending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q17:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q18:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: , , , , .

• A, , , ,
• B, , , ,
• C, , , ,
• D, , , , ,
• E, , , ,

Q19:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: , , , , .

• A, , , ,
• B, , , ,
• C, , , ,
• D, , 2, ,
• E, , , ,

Q20:

Arrange the elements in the set in ascending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q21:

Arrange the following in ascending order: 0.2, , , 9, 2.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q22:

Arrange the elements in the set in ascending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q23:

Order these numbers from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q24:

Arrange in ascending order.

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q25:

Which of the following is true?

• A
• B
• C