# Large Numbers: Compare Numbers

In this worksheet, students compare numbers up to 10 000 000, using the < or > sign between the two given numbers.

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:   Determine Digit Value to 10 000 000

Difficulty level:

### QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, compare two large numbers and use the < (less than) or > (greater than) symbols.

Numbers will be no larger than 10 million (10 000 000).

In this worksheet, we will group digits in threes, leaving spaces between each group.

4 578 025 is the number 4 million, 578 thousand, and 25.

When comparing two numbers, think of placing each digit into the usual columns.

*Note that the U means units or ones.

Then start comparing the digits in each column from the left.

If the digits are the same in the column being compared, move one column to the right and compare those digits.

Example 1

Compare:

4 275 302    5 110 243

When placed in columns, we can compare the millions column.

The first number has only 4 million.

The second number has 5 million.

4 275 302    5 110 243

Example 2

Compare:

4 275 302    4 210 243

When placed in columns, we can compare the millions column.

They are both 4 million.

So we go to the next column – the hundred thousands column.

They are both 2 hundred thousand.

So we go to the next column – the ten thousands column.

The first number has 7 in this column.

The second number has 1 in this column.

4 275 302    4 210 243

Example 3

Compare:

275 302    2 710 243

When placed in columns, the number on the right has the digit 2 in the millions column.

The number on the left doesn't have a digit in the millions column. Call it zero.

0 < 2

275 302    2 710 243

Compare:

3 235 516    5 211 101

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

4 211 313    2 411 331

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

4 511 313    4 411 331

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

6 501 616    6 761 851

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

1 351 696    1 531 961

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

4 521 625    4 532 504

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

8 751 020    8 739 994

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

7 751 028    7 750 810

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

9 000 000    8 999 999

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

Compare:

5 551 028    5 551 030

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<

>

• Question 1

Compare:

3 235 516    5 211 101

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<
EDDIE SAYS
3 million is less than 5 million.
• Question 2

Compare:

4 211 313    2 411 331

(Choose the correct symbol.)

>
EDDIE SAYS
4 million is greater than 2 million.
• Question 3

Compare:

4 511 313    4 411 331

(Choose the correct symbol.)

>
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the 100 thousands as the millions are the same.
• Question 4

Compare:

6 501 616    6 761 851

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the 100 thousands as the millions are the same.
• Question 5

Compare:

1 351 696    1 531 961

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the 100 thousands as the millions are the same.
• Question 6

Compare:

4 521 625    4 532 504

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the 10 thousands as the millions and the 100 thousands are the same.
• Question 7

Compare:

8 751 020    8 739 994

(Choose the correct symbol.)

>
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the 10 thousands as the millions and the 100 thousands are the same.
• Question 8

Compare:

7 751 028    7 750 810

(Choose the correct symbol.)

>
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the thousands as the millions, the 100 thousands and the 10 thousands are all the same.
• Question 9

Compare:

9 000 000    8 999 999

(Choose the correct symbol.)

>
EDDIE SAYS
9 million is larger than 8 million.
• Question 10

Compare:

5 551 028    5 551 030

(Choose the correct symbol.)

<
EDDIE SAYS
Compare the tens as all the larger columns are the same.
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