Maya and Logan each made up a “Guess my Decimal” game just for you. Use their clues to determine the number.
Maya gives you this clue: “The decimal I am thinking of is
tenths greater than . What is my decimal?” Show your work.
If we know that
is , which is equal to , what number is more than that?
Maya’s decimal is
. The fractions of this decimal is or .
Logan continues the game with this clue: “My decimal is
hundredths less than tenths.” Use pictures and/or words to show your thinking.
Can you convert to
hundredths? This will make it easier to subtract in order to find Logan’s fraction.
If the fraction of Logan’s decimal is
, can you find the decimal?