Placing Numbers Greatest to Least Activity 3: Arrange the given numbers in descending order or from the largest to the smallest.

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Do you know what ‘Descending Order’ means? We say the numbers are in descending order, when the numbers are arranged from the largest to the smallest. In this way we place the numbers in a decreasing order. For example, look at these numbers; 49, 23, 107, 95 and 77. How to arrange these numbers in descending order? First pick up the largest out of all the given numbers. Then the second largest, and so on until the smallest. Likewise, in the given series of numbers 107, 95, 77, 49 and 23 are arranged in descending order.

Do you know what ‘Ascending Order’ means? We say the numbers are in ascending order, when the numbers are arranged from the smallest to the largest. In this way we place the numbers in an increasing order. For example, look at these numbers; 49, 23, 107, 95 and 77. How to arrange these numbers in ascending order? First pick up the smallest out of all the given numbers. Then the second smallest, and so on until the largest. Likewise, in the given series of numbers 23, 49, 77, 95 and 107 are arranged in ascending order.

With this online worksheet you can improve your ability in ordering numbers in descending order by arranging numbers from the largest to the smallest. Learn descending order by arranging numbers from greatest to least. Enjoy ordering numbers in descending order!