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Compare Two Numbers

In this worksheet, students will compare numbers and pick out the larger or smaller of the two numbers.

'Compare Two Numbers ' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 1000

Popular topics:   Numbers worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will compare two numbers and select the smaller or larger of the two.


Example 1

Which number is bigger: 475 or 511?


Answer: 511

Compare the hundreds digits.  The one with the higher hundreds digit is the larger number.


Example 2

Which number is smaller 346 or 398?


Answer: 346

If the hundreds digits are the same, move to the tens digits and compare them.  The one with the smaller tens digit will be the answer.


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