Snappy Sorting

Sort the numbers in to the correct order as fast as you can.

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This is level 1: sort the numbers 1 to 9 from smallest to largest by clicking the purple buttons to swap pairs of numbered cards.

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Level 1 - Sort the numbers 1 to 9 from smallest to largest

Level 2 - Sort a random collection of numbers between 10 to 99

Level 3 - Sort positive and negative whole numbers

Level 4 - Sort decimals

Level 5 - Sort fractions

Level 6 - Sort a mixed collection of numbers

Level 7 - Sort the tricky multiplication facts

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Currently the fastest time for this level (Level 1) has been achieved by 8proudh with a time of 0:20 (that is 20 seconds) on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Can you beat that? If you can make sure you claim a trophy because that is how fast times are officially recognised.

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