# Number System 2

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**1. Which is greater : 26378601 or 6879965?**

**Solution:** Clearly, 26378601 consists of 8 digits while 6879965 contains 7 digits.

Therefore, 26378601 > 6879965.

**2. Which is greater : 96507340 or 96721643?**

**Solution:** If we arrange the given numbers in the place value chart, we find, both the numbers have 8 digits.

At the millions place, both have the same digit namely, 9.

At the 100-thousands place, both the numbers again have the same digit namely, 6.

But, at the 10-thousands place,the first number has 5 while the second has 7.

Clearly, 7 > 5.

Therefore, 96721643 > 96507340 .