Greater or Less than and Equal to



In math, greater or less than and equal to help the kids to understand how one number is different from the other number. Whether one number is bigger or smaller than the other number or both the numbers are equal.



Important symbol or signs used to identify the numbers to understand the bigger number, smaller number and the number that is equal.

When one number is bigger than the other number; we use greater than sign >.

When one number is smaller than the other number; we use less than sign <.

When one number is equal to the other number; we use equal to sign =.


> Right hand open is always greater than sign.

< Left hand open is always greater than sign.

Bigger number > Smaller number

                ……………….. here it is greater than sign

Smaller number < Bigger number

                ……………….. here it is less than sign

Example:

● 5 is greater than 1
    5   >   1

● 1 is less than 2
    1   <   1

● 3 is equal to 3
    3   =   3



Parents and teachers are requested to follow the kids that they first read the above discussion and then give the print out of this worksheet on greater or less than and equal to so, that children can easily complete the sheet using pencil.



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