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Try sorting the Dewey Decimal numbers below.
Which number comes first?
599.745
599.746
599.74

Now, which of these numbers would come first?
599.745
599.746

How about another example?
Which of these numbers comes first?
319.1
319.05
319.15

How about in sorting these two, which comes first?
319.15
319.1

Now that you have learned about the Dewey Decimal System, why don't you try finding a book in the library? You don't have to memorize the different categories of the Dewey Decimal System to find a book, you can use the electronic catalog to find out what Dewey Decimal number represents a subject, then you can find books on that subject using your knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System!

Why don't you try it? You can use the Search Plus catalog to look up a subject, then try finding that subject on the shelf!