# Understand the More than, Less than and Equals Symbols

In this worksheet, students will select the >, < or = symbol to enter between two given numbers.

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 100

Difficulty level:

#### Worksheet Overview

35 is less than 36.

We write this as

35 < 36

49 is more than 39.

We write this as

49 > 39

35 is equal to 35.

We write this as

35 = 35

Example

Fill in the missing symbol <, > or =

65      56

65 is more than 56.

We write this as

65      56

If you find it hard to remember which way the arrow points, it might help if you think of it as a hungry crocodile! The opening of the arrow is the hungry croc's mouth which always opens to eat the larger number! Does that help?

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