Arranging the things or numbers in a well-defined manner is called Ordering.

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Numbers are arranged in ascending or descending order.

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Solved Example on Order

Ques: Which list shows the numbers 68, 239, 294, 141 ordered from the greatest to the least?

Choices:

A. 294, 239, 141, 68
B. 68, 141, 239, 294
C. 68, 239, 294, 141
D. 141, 239, 294, 68
Correct Answer: A

Solution:

Step 1: Compare the numbers.
294 > 239 > 141 > 68
Step 2: So, the list that shows the given numbers ordered from the greatest to the least is 294, 239, 141, 68.