# Compare Two Numbers using a Number Line

How to compare two numbers using a number line?

Out of any two numbers, marked on a number line, the number which is on the right of the number is greater and the number which is on the left of the other number is lesser (smaller).

Considering the above number line, we find:

(i) 3 is greater than 0, because it is to the right of 0.

(ii) -8 is less than -3, because it is to the left of -3.

(iii) -2 is less than 2, because it is to the left of 2

(iv) -1 is greater than -9, because it is to the right of -9.

(v) -5 is less than 3, because it is to the left of 3

(vi) 6 is greater than 2, because it is to the right of 2.

(vii) -2 is greater than -5, because it is to the right of -5.

(viii) 3 is greater than -1, because it is to the right of -1.

(ix) -6 is less than -2, because it is to the left of -2.

(x) -4 is less than 1, because it is to the left of 1 and so on.

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