 # Using < and > Symbols to Compare Two Numbers

In this worksheet, students compare numbers and use the < and > symbols. Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Order/Compare Numbers to 1000

Difficulty level:   ### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, compare two numbers and select the correct statement using the symbols:

< (less than)

> (greater than)

Example 1

Compare:

475 and 511

Compare the hundreds digits.

The one with the smaller hundreds digit is the smaller number.

475 is less than 511.

475 < 511

511 is greater than 475.

511 > 475

Example 2

Compare:

396 and 348

Compare the hundreds digits.

They are the same. So...

Compare the tens digits.

The one with the larger tens digit is the larger number.

396 is greater than 348.

396 > 348

348 is less than 396.

348 < 396

Example 3

Compare:

526 and 523

Compare the hundreds digits.

They are the same. So...

Compare the tens digits.

They are the same. So...

Compare the ones digits.

The one with the larger ones digit is the larger number.

526 is greater than 523.

526 > 523

523 is less than 526.

523 < 526

Compare:

259 and 443

(Select the correct statement)

259 > 443

259 < 443

Compare:

593 and 376

(Select the correct statement)

593 < 376

593 > 376

Compare:

335 and 344

(Select the correct statement)

335 > 344

344 > 335

Compare:

148 and 191

(Select the correct statement)

148 > 191

148 < 191

Compare:

259 and 343

(Select the correct statement)

259 < 343

259 > 343

Compare:

308 and 633

(Select the correct statement)

308 > 633

633 > 308

Compare:

719 and 890

(Select the correct statement)

719 > 890

719 < 890

Compare:

629 and 823

(Select the correct statement)

823 > 629

629 > 823

Compare:

602 and 629

(Select the correct statement)

602 < 629

629 < 602

Compare:

259 and 253

(Select the correct statement)

259 < 253

259 > 253

• Question 1

Compare:

259 and 443

(Select the correct statement)

259 < 443
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
2 hundred is less than 4 hundred.
• Question 2

Compare:

593 and 376

(Select the correct statement)

593 > 376
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
5 hundred is greater than 3 hundred.
• Question 3

Compare:

335 and 344

(Select the correct statement)

344 > 335
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds are the same.
Compare the tens:
4 tens are greater than 3 tens.
• Question 4

Compare:

148 and 191

(Select the correct statement)

148 < 191
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds are the same.
Compare the tens:
4 tens are less than 9 tens.
• Question 5

Compare:

259 and 343

(Select the correct statement)

259 < 343
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
2 hundred is less than 3 hundred.
• Question 6

Compare:

308 and 633

(Select the correct statement)

633 > 308
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
6 hundred is greater than 3 hundred.
• Question 7

Compare:

719 and 890

(Select the correct statement)

719 < 890
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
7 hundred is less than 8 hundred.
• Question 8

Compare:

629 and 823

(Select the correct statement)

823 > 629
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the hundreds:
8 hundred is greater than 6 hundred.
• Question 9

Compare:

602 and 629

(Select the correct statement)

602 < 629
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds are the same.
Compare the tens:
0 tens are less than 2 tens.
• Question 10

Compare:

259 and 253

(Select the correct statement)

259 > 253
EDDIE SAYS
The hundreds and tens are the same.
Compare the units:
9 ones are greater than 3 ones.
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