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Identify the Bigger and Smaller of Two Numbers

In this worksheet, students will compare two numbers and decide which is bigger or smaller.

'Identify the Bigger and Smaller of 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

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this activity, we will be comparing two numbers and selecting 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 is the answer.


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