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three possibilities the first number is greater than

the second, the second is greater than the first, or

the two numbers are equal.

The greater than, less than or equal symbols are used to compare numbers. These symbols are < (less than), > (greater than), and = (equals sign) |

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>** Comparing Whole Numbers** < you are here

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Example: 234 is less than 636, so we write it as 234 **<**** 634 **

or** 634 ****>** 234

The symbol always points to the smaller number.

Which symbol (sign) makes the sentences true?

756 ? 730 answer**>**

756 ? 730 answer

$76.00 ? $85.00 answer **<**

True or Fales

9 + 3 **<**** 15 answer ****True**

**17 **> 10 + 15 **answer ****False**

**12+2 = 7+8 answer**** False**

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