Comparing Numbers to 100

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Welcome to the Math Salamanders Greater than Less than Worksheets for 1st Grade comparing numbers up to 100. Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Worksheets, which will help your child learn to compare and order pairs of numbers to 100 and also to use the symbols > , < and = correctly.

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At First Grade, children love to play and explore Math with fun Math activities and games. Children will enjoy completing these Math games and worksheets whilst learning at the same time.

During First Grade, your child's understanding of place value and numbers will grow, so that by the end of First Grade, most children should be able to count, read and write numbers up to 100.

They should know their addition and subtraction facts to 12, and be able to add and subtract numbers up to 100. They can solve addition and subtraction problems with numbers up to 20.

They should also know the values of the U.S. coins: penny, nickel, dime, quarter, dollar bill, and be able to count amounts of money up to $1 in cents, and $10 in dollars.

These free printable First Grade Math Sheets will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 1st Grade is equivalent to Year 2.

Using the Greater than (>) and Less than (<) signs

A good visual way to describe how to use the greater than and less than symbols is to imaging a crocodile's mouth.

The crocodile is a greedy creature and will always try to eat the biggest number, so his mouth always faces the largest number.

In the case above, 15 is larger than 12 so he turns to eat number 15, showing us the *greater than* sign.

In the case above, the larger of the two numbers is 24, so he turns to eat that number, showing us the *less than* sign.

Greater than Less than Worksheets - Comparing Numbers to 100

There are a range of worksheets on this page which all help your child learn to compare and order numbers.

They are also a great and easy introduction to using the greater than (>) and less than (<) symbols.

The sheets are arranged in order of difficulty with the easiest sheets first.

The easiest sheets involve shading the bigger of two numbers, then using the correct symbol to compare the numbers.

The harder sheets involve evaluating expressions such as 30 + 5 and using the correct symbol: > , < or = to say how it compares with a number.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- compare numbers to 100;
- use > and < symbols correctly
- compare numbers and simple expressions with each other.

Which number is biggest? Comparing numbers to 100

Starting to use the Greater than Less than Signs

More Tricky Greater Than Less Than Worksheets!

Place Value & Counting Worksheets

Here you will find our range of Place Value worksheets.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- learn place value to 100;
- Order numbers to 100;
- count on and back by ones.

All the free Math sheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks.

1st Grade Math Games

Here you will find our range of First Grade Math Games.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- Learn their numbers to 100.

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