# Math Help - Number lines

1. ## Number lines

on a number line which is larger 0.6 or 0.675?

2. .600

.675

Which one is greater?

3. Originally Posted by LorsieAmeelyenah
on a number line which is larger 0.6 or 0.675?
Try this:

When you subtract a smaller number from a larger you get a positive number. If you subtract a larger number from a smaller number, you get a negative number.

So as ThePerfectHacker suggested:
0.675 - 0.600 = 0.075
which is positive.

Thus
0.675 > 0.600

-Dan

4. Thank you, ThePerfectHacker, for explaining! Got confused there for awhile.