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Which number is greater?

• A
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289,328,875

• B
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189,328,875

Solution:
Consider the numbers: 289,328,875 and 189,328,875.

Notice that both numbers have nine digits.

Write these numbers in a place value chart.

We compare the hundred millions digits.

We observe that the hundred millions digit in 289,328,875 is 2 and in 189,328,875 is 1.

Now, 2 is greater than 1.

So, 289,328,875 > 189,328,875.

That is, the number 289,328,875 is greater than 189,328,875.