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How to find missing decimal tenths

Look at the whole numbers before the decimal point first, to see what your answer could begin with.
   Find a missing number between   9.2    and     9.5  

If you now have both numbers starting with a 9 your answer will also start with a 9

Next you need to look at what decimal tenths lie between the two different tenth values you have for your two numbers .
   So you now have 9.2 followed by 9.5, which means that your answer could be
or 9.4

  - If you have more than one number starting with the same digit, you then need to compare the tenths in those numbers  ie-   1.5  1.2 means your answer would be 1.3  or 1.4


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