What is Descending Order? - Definition & Example

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What is descending order in math?

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1. Which number do you start with when using descending order in math?

2. Which number do you end with using descending order in math?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Have you ever learned about the rules of descending order? Take this quiz to aid your understanding of descending order and how it is used in mathematics. You will need to know which numbers you start and finish with when using descending order.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can use these assessments to study up on the following:

  • The number that starts when using descending order
  • Placing numbers in descending order for a set of numbers
  • Definition of descending order in math
  • The number that ends when using descending order

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to put a series of numbers in descending order
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the phrase descending order

Additional Learning

You can know more about this subject by viewing the accompanying lesson called What is Descending Order? - Definition & Example. It can help you achieve the following:

  • Identify what sequential numerical order is
  • Discuss the different rules that are used for descending order
  • Recall several examples within the lesson that show how to properly use descending order
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