Comparing Numbers

Test yourself

Comparing Numbers

We can use mathematical symbols to compare values or measurements.

Illustrative background for Example 1Illustrative background for Example 1 ?? "content

Example 1

  • Five is not equal to three.
Illustrative background for Example 2Illustrative background for Example 2 ?? "content

Example 2

  • Four is less than seven.
Illustrative background for Example 3Illustrative background for Example 3 ?? "content

Example 3

  • The height of the giraffe is greater than the height of the mouse. This can be written as:
    • The height of the giraffe > the height of the mouse

Jump to other topics


1.1Place Value

1.2Factors & Multiples


1.4Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

1.5Growth & Decay

1.6Measurements & Units



3Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

4Geometry & Measures



Go student ad image

Unlock your full potential with GoStudent tutoring

  • Affordable 1:1 tutoring from the comfort of your home

  • Tutors are matched to your specific learning needs

  • 30+ school subjects covered

Book a free trial lesson