About Greater than Less than:

Inequalities allow us to show the relationship between two numbers. In our lesson, we learned how to determine if one whole number is larger or smaller than another with the use of a number line. We also learned how to work with the "<" less than and ">" greater than symbols.


Test Objectives
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct a number line for the whole numbers
  • Demonstrate the ability to determine the relationship between two whole numbers
  • Demonstrate the ability to place the correct inequality symbol: "<" or ">" between two whole numbers
Greater than Less than Practice Test:

#1:

Instructions: Replace each ? with the correct inequality symbol < or >.

$$a)\hspace{.5em}3\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}7$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}12\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}5$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}2\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}0$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}1\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}8$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}5\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}3$$


#2:

Instructions: Replace each ? with the correct inequality symbol < or >.

$$a)\hspace{.5em}12\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}1$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}0\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}3$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}2\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}8$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}6\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}4$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}4\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}1$$


#3:

Instructions: Replace each ? with the correct inequality symbol < or >.

$$a)\hspace{.5em}2\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}11$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}0\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}7$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}7\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}0$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}8\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}9$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}10\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}1$$


#4:

Instructions: Replace each ? with the correct inequality symbol < or >.

$$a)\hspace{.5em}6\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}12$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}3\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}1$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}0\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}9$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}14\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}10$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}12\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}4$$


#5:

Instructions: Replace each ? with the correct inequality symbol < or >.

$$a)\hspace{.5em}3\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}8$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}13\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}11$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}17\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}82$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}100\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}150$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}30,000\hspace{.25em}?\hspace{.25em}10,570$$


Written Solutions:

#1:

Solutions:

$$a)\hspace{.5em}3 < 7$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}12 > 5$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}2 > 0$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}1 < 8$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}5 > 3$$


#2:

Solutions:

$$a)\hspace{.5em}12 > 1$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}0 < 3$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}2 < 8$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}6 > 4$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}4 > 1$$


#3:

Solutions:

$$a)\hspace{.5em}2 < 11$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}0 < 7$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}7 > 0$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}8 < 9$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}10 > 1$$


#4:

Solutions:

$$a)\hspace{.5em}6 < 12$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}3 > 1$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}0 < 9$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}14 > 10$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}12 > 4$$


#5:

Solutions:

$$a)\hspace{.5em}3 < 8$$

$$b)\hspace{.5em}13 > 11$$

$$c)\hspace{.5em}17 < 82$$

$$d)\hspace{.5em}100 < 150$$

$$e)\hspace{.5em}30,000 > 10,570$$