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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