Using two numbers, students will compare the numbers to determine if it is less than or great than. Remember, the greater than/less than symbol points to the smaller number. User clicks through the slides.

This lively animated video set to music compares one-digit numbers. The values of the numbers are first represented with objects and then in numerical form. The <, >, or = symbol is then used to compare the numbers. ( 1:16)

Learn how to compare sets of objects in one group to objects in another group to determine which group has more, fewer or the same amount. User clicks through the slides.

This video shows how to use the greater than and less than math symbols between two numbers. The video also shows how to verbally say the comparison using words and shows how to use symbols. (07:50)

One and two-digit numbers are compared in this video using the <, >, and = symbols. The numbers are represented with pictures and in numerical form. ( 2:15)

This cute animated video sings about the number eating alligator. The alligator compares the two numbers and decides he wants to chomp the biggest number. This is a great resource to introduce the greater than and less than symbols to the elementary ...classroom. (1:00)[more]

In this video they discuss inequalities. They show the greater than/less than symbol. They then explain these symbols using a number line. On a number line the greater than symbol "" "is greater than "or" is to the right of" on the number line. Then ...they show the "" symbol which is "less than" or "is to the left of" on the number line. They show a number of examples using these symbols. They proceed to the greater than or equal to symbol and the less than or equal to symbol. Once again they do many examples and explain as they do them. Video is good quality and good for all students as review or initial learning of the concept.[more]

Students learn the symbols for greater than, less than, and equal to. Students are then asked to compare two given numbers using one of these symbols, and arrange groups of numbers from least to greatest. This is a clip from a larger video.

Get some practice comparing numbers with this educational song for kids! Young mathematicians will see if each number is greater than, less than, or equal to. (00:57

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