# What is Greater than Less than?

Math is the science of dealing with numbers, and greater than, less than and equal to are all mathematical terms. Greater than is when one number is larger than another. For example, 3 is larger (or bigger) than 2. Less than is when one number is smaller than another. For example, 2 is less than 3. Equal to is when two numbers are the same. For example, 3 is equal to 3.

## What is Greater Than?

In mathematics, the greater than symbol (>) is used to show that one value is greater than another value. For example, 4 > 3, which means that 4 is greater than 3.

## What is Less Than?

In math, the less than sign ( < ) is used to indicate that one number is smaller than another. For example, 5 < 10 would indicate that 5 is less than 10.

## What is equal to?

The symbol “=” is often used to indicate equality or equal. For example 2 = 2 or 3+1 = 4+0

**Greater than Less than Equal to Worksheets**

We have the triple-digit numbers worksheets with the mathematical terms to help students compare numbers and use the correct symbols to show the relationship between the two numbers.These printable worksheets are for comparing triple-digit numbers with the mathematical symbols. Students compare numbers and then use inequality and equal to show the relationship between the two numbers.

This is an effective and enjoyable way to introduce and reinforce comparing number skills. As your students master comparing the triple-digit worksheets, they can move onto more challenging number comparisons, like quadruple-digit numbers. Or if they need more practice we have single-digit and double-digit worksheets also. All of the worksheets on AcademyWorksheets.com are free and printable.