Thursday, 23 July 2015

Dewey Decimals


Non-fiction books are arranged on the shelves numerically.
The books are given a decimal number according to their subject.

Try putting these numbers in order.

1.001 2.362 3.500 4.593.9
5.610 6.629                  .7.37.5 8.745.5
9.808.8 10.994

Look through the non-fiction shelves in the library.  What subjects do you find at these numbers.

004-Computer Science

500-Science Mathematics   
821-English poetry  
993.1- New Zealand history

At what Dewey Decimal number would you find the following subjects:
Myths and Legends? 753
Fashion? 687
Inventions? 608
Birds? 598
Fairy tales? 398.21