- > (greater than)
- < (less than)
- = (equal to)

- 5 > 3 (5 is greater than 3)
- 7 < 10 (7 is less than 10)
- 4 = 4 (4 is equal to 4)

- 3.14 > 2.5 (3.14 is greater than 2.5)
- 0.75 < 1.2 (0.75 is less than 1.2)
- 5.0 = 5.00 (5.0 is equal to 5.00)

- 1/2 > 1/4 (1/2 is greater than 1/4)
- 3/5 < 4/5 (3/5 is less than 4/5)
- 2/3 = 4/6 (2/3 is equal to 4/6)

- Identify the numbers to be compared.
- When comparing whole numbers or decimals, align the numbers on the right side to ensure the place values match up.
- Use the appropriate comparison symbol (>, <, =) to compare the numbers.
- Remember to read the comparison from left to right. For example, when comparing 5 > 3, read as "5 is greater than 3."
- For fractions, find a common denominator if necessary before making the comparison.

Study GuidePlace Value Worksheet/Answer key

Place Value Worksheet/Answer key

Place Value Worksheet/Answer key

Place Value Worksheet/Answer keyPlace Value Vocabulary/Answer keyPlace Value

Number and Operations (NCTM)

Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers, relationships among numbers, and number systems.

Understand the place-value structure of the base-ten number system and be able to represent and compare whole numbers and decimals.

Algebra (NCTM)

Use mathematical models to represent and understand quantitative relationships.

Model problem situations with objects and use representations such as graphs, tables, and equations to draw conclusions.