Doubt regarding multiple criteria in order by clause

Hi, I don't understand the effect of multiple elements inside the order by clause. I have the following example table:
factor_x | factor_y | price
=====================
1 | 5 | 1000
2 | 4 | 6970
3 | 3 | 3688
4 | 2 | 9087
5 | 1 | 10000
=====================
So I tried: select price from pricetable order by factor_x; results as follows:
1000
6970
3688
9087
10000
Then: select price from pricetable order by factor_y; results as follows:
10000
9087
3688
6970
1000
Then: select price from pricetable order by factor_x, factor_y; results as follows:
1000
6970
3688
9087
10000
which is same as using order by factor_x. Can anyone tells me what is the effect of adding a 2nd, 3rd..... criterion in the order by clause? Because in this example I cannot see the difference. Many thanks.

Hi,
I did a little change in your data. Hope it will help you to understand.
SQL> WITH T AS (SELECT 1 X , 1 Y , 1000 PRICE FROM DUAL UNION A
  2  SELECT 2 , 4 , 6970 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  3  SELECT 4 , 3 , 3688 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  4  SELECT 4 , 2 , 9087 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  5  SELECT 4 , 5 , 10000 FROM DUAL)
  6  SELECT PRICE,X,Y FROM T ORDER BY X;
     PRICE          X          Y
      1000          1          1
      6970          2          4
      9087          4          2
     10000          4          5
      3688          4          3
SQL> WITH T AS (SELECT 1 X , 1 Y , 1000 PRICE FROM DUAL UNION A
  2  SELECT 2 , 4 , 6970 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  3  SELECT 4 , 3 , 3688 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  4  SELECT 4 , 2 , 9087 FROM DUAL UNION ALL
  5  SELECT 4 , 5 , 10000 FROM DUAL)
  6  SELECT PRICE,X,Y FROM T ORDER BY X,Y;
     PRICE          X          Y
      1000          1          1
      6970          2          4
9087 4 2
3688 4 3
10000 4 5
SQL>Regards
Avinash

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