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# Integers - Greater Than, Lesser Than or Equal To

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This quiz about integers looks at the signs used to represent greater than, lesser than and equal to.

Integers are whole numbers. This means any number that is not a decimal or a fraction. For example: the number “10” is an integer but the number “3/4” is not because it is a fraction, nor is “.75” because it is a decimal.

For each set of positive integers given below, determine which symbol to use to show if the first integer is greater than, less than or equal to.
1.
2,774 ___ 2,775
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 2,774 is less than the integer 2,775 so the symbol to use is “<”. Answer (b) is the correct answer
2.
515 __ 511
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 515 is greater than the integer 511 so the symbol to use is “>”. Answer (a) is the correct answer
3.
3,468 ____ 3,917
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 3,468 is less than the integer 3,917 so the symbol to use is “<”. Answer (b) is the correct answer
4.
432 __ 379
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 432 is greater than the integer 379 so the symbol to use is “>”. Answer (a) is the correct answer
5.
97 __ 97
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 97 is equal to the integer 97 so the symbol to use is “=”. Answer (c) is the correct answer
6.
103 __ 103
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 103 is equal to the integer 103 so the symbol to use is “=”. Answer (c) is the correct answer
7.
3,496 __ 3,496
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 3,496 is equal to the integer 3,496 so the symbol to use is “=”. Answer (c) is the correct answer
8.
73 __ 81
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 73 is less than the integer 81 so the symbol to use is “<”. Answer (b) is the correct answer
9.
1,294,378 ___ 1,293,145
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 1,294,378 is greater than the integer 1,293,145 so the symbol to use is “>”. Answer (a) is the correct answer
10.
677 __ 667
>
<
=
None of the above
The integer 677 is greater than the integer 667 so the symbol to use is “>”. Answer (a) is the correct answer
Author:  Christine G. Broome