 Imagine the more than and less than symbols as the open mouth of a hungry crocodile who only eats the larger number!

# Ordering Numbers up to 100

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We use the symbols <, > and = to help us order and compare numbers. Words such as 'more than', 'less than' and 'equal to' you'll remember from your work in first grade so, when you're asked to apply them to numbers up to one-hundred, you should have no problem.

This quiz will test you on comparing and correctly ordering numbers up to 100. Can you choose the correct symbols?

1.
What does this number sentence say?
2 x 5 = 9 + 1
2 x 5 is less than 9 + 1
2 x 5 is greater than 9 + 1
2 x 5 is equal to 9 + 1
2 x 5 subtract 9 + 1
2 x 5 and 9 + 1 both give an answer of 10
2.
Which symbol could be placed into this number sentence?
12 __ 8
=
-
<
>
The crocodile prefers the larger number
3.
Put these numbers in order, from smallest to largest:
24, 16, 9, 78, 54
78, 54, 24, 16, 9
9, 16, 24, 54, 78
24, 54, 16, 9, 78
54, 78, 24, 16, 9
9 is the smallest number, 78 is the largest
4.
What does this symbol mean:
=
Equal to or the same as
More than
Less than
For example, 2 + 3 = 4 + 1 as they give the same value
5.
Put these numbers in order from largest to smallest:
66, 16, 96, 61, 6
66, 61, 96, 6, 16
6, 16, 61, 66, 96
96, 66, 61, 16, 6
61, 6, 16, 96, 66
96 is the largest number, 6 is the smallest
6.
Which symbol could be placed into this number sentence?
6 + 2 __ 4 + 4
+
=
<
>
The two additions give the same or equal value
7.
What does this number sentence say?
27 < 82
27 is equal to 82
27 is more than 82
27 is less than 82
27 has a lower value than 82
8.
What does this symbol mean:
<
Equal to
The same as
More than
Less than
For example, 6 < 8
9.
What does this symbol mean:
>
The same as
Less than
More than
Subtraction
For example, 7 > 2
10.
Which symbol could be placed into this number sentence?
6 __ 9
>
<
=
+
Think of the symbol as the open mouth of a hungry crocodile who only eats the larger number
Author:  Angela Smith