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What does it mean to compare numbers?

In math, to compare means to examine the differences between numbers, quantities or values to decide if it is greater than, smaller than or equal to another quantity.

What is the quick way to compare numbers?

The easiest way to compare numbers is to draw a number line and mark the numbers you want to compare on it. On the number line, the value of the number is increasing from left to the right. The conclusion is that if the number is positioned to the right of the number , then the number is larger than the number .

How do you compare values?


  1. compare: consider how things are the same.
  2. contrast: consider how things are different.
  3. digit: the number 375 has three digits and each digit has a place value.
  4. equal to: when two values are equal we use the equals sign.
  5. greater than: when one value is bigger than another we use a greater than sign.

How do you compare?

How to Make Comparisons in English

  1. If the adjective (describing word) is one syllable, you can add -er.
  2. If the adjective has two syllables, but ends in -y, you can change the end to -ier.
  3. With other English adjectives of two syllables and more, you can’t change their endings.
  4. When you compare two things, use ‘than’.

How do you teach compare numbers?


  1. Put students in pairs. Give each pair a set of dice and a Dice Data Sheet.
  2. One student rolls the dice and writes their number in column A.
  3. In the circle in between the numbers, students choose the less than, greater than or equal to sign to compare the numbers.

What is the correct order of numbers?

Lesson Summary Let’s review what we’ve learned. Numbers represent an amount or value that we are talking about. To order numbers means to put them in order from least to greatest or from greatest to least. Ascending order means from least to greatest, and descending order means from greatest to least.

Which digit you will compare first?

Step 1: Always start from the digits at the highest place value. Step 2: Compare the digits at this place value in both numbers. The number with the bigger digit is greater. Step 3: If the digits are equal, move one place value to the right 👉, and repeat Step 2.

How many times is the 5 on the left greater than the 5 on the right?

Answer. Answer: The left 5 is greater than right 5 by 1000 times.

How many times greater is 700 than 70?

So 700 is 10 times larger than 70.

How many times bigger than 10 is 100?

The answer is 10 times greater.

How many times larger is 400 than 40?

Therefore, we can say that 10 times larger than 40 is 400.

How many times larger is 600 than 60?

It is 10 times larger than 60.

How many times larger than 53 is 5300?

5300 is 2 orders of magnitude larger than 53 because you have to move the decimal point over two spaces to change 5300 into 53.

How many times greater is the first 3 than the last 3 in 33?

If you’re including 3 and 33, then 4 times.

How many times bigger is 300 than 3?

the 3 in 300 is ten times greater than the value of the 3 in 30.

How many 3s are there in 33?

There are 11 times 3 in 33.

How many 3s are there in 8?

24 thirds

How do you compare two numbers?

Rules for Comparing Two Numbers:

  1. First look at the digits in thousands place.
  2. When the digits in thousands place are equal, then the number with more number of hundreds is a greater number.
  3. When the digits in hundreds place are equal, then the number with more number of tens is a greater number.

How do you teach numbers in order?

Explain to the students that they are going to practice putting the cards in numerical order. Review and practice how to compare two numbers. Divide the class into groups of three and each group five cards from either the birthday pile or the phone number pile. Have them work together to place the cards in order.

Which is the smallest number?

1 is the smallest natural number.

How many times can 4 enter 33?

There are 8 times 4 in 33. The answer you divide 33 by 4 which would get you 8.25.

How many times does 3 Divide 36?

There are 12 times 3 in 36. The answer you divide 36 by 3 which would get you 12.

How many times can 3 go in 30?

There are 10 times 3 in 30.

How many times can 4 enter 36?

9 times

How many times can 9 Enter 36?

There are 4 times 9 in 36.