What is the Difference between Ascending and Descending Order
When numbers are written from the smallest number to the largest number, then the numbers are in ascending order.
Example: Four numbers 42,130; 5,781; 4,25,806 and 35,601 if written in ascending order, would have the following order:
5,781 (smallest); 35,601; 42,130; 4,25,806 (largest)
When numbers are written from the largest number to the smallest number, then the numbers are in descending order.
Example: Four numbers 1,40,673; 5,078; 1,42,560 and 35,746 if written in descending order, would have the following order:
1,42,560 (largest); 1,40,673; 35,746; 5,078 (smallest)
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