Example on Comparison of Numbers

In the example on comparison of numbers students will learn how to compare numbers to find the greater one.

1. Compare the following numbers and find the greater one.

(i) 57340 and 43125

(ii) 56148 and 53617

(iii) 7124 and 5897


(i) 57340 and 43125

since, 5 > 4, so 57340 > 43125

(ii) 56148 and 53617

since, 5 = 5 and 6 > 3, so 56148 > 53617

(iii) 7124 and 5897

since, 7 > 5, so 7124 > 5897

2. Arrange the numbers given below in; 

(i) ascending order and 

(ii) descending order.

35834, 24392, 24508, 88900


35834, 24392, 24508, 88900

24392 < 24508 < 35834 < 88900

(i) 24392, 24508, 35834, 88900 are in ascending order 

(ii) 88900, 35834, 24508, 24392 are in descending order

These are the examples to follow comparison of numbers. Parents and teachers can also follow these examples to teach the students to compare numbers. 

Follow the below link to practice the problems from the worksheets on comparison of numbers.

Related Concept

Formation of Numbers.

Finding Out the Numbers

Names of the Numbers.

Numbers Showing on Spike Abacus.

1 Digit Number on Spike Abacus.

2 Digits Number on Spike Abacus.

3 Digits Number on Spike Abacus.

4 Digits Number on Spike Abacus.

5 Digits Number on Spike Abacus.

Large Number.

Place Value Chart.

Place Value.

Problems Related to Place Value.

Expanded form of a Number.

Standard Form.

Comparison of Numbers.

Example on Comparison of Numbers.

Successor and Predecessor of a Whole Number.

Arranging Numbers.

Formation of Numbers with the Given Digits.

Formation of Greatest and Smallest Numbers.

Examples on the Formation of Greatest and the Smallest Number.

Rounding off Numbers.

4th Grade Math Activities

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