Signs Greater than Less than and Equal to (<,> and = signs)
Mathematics provides an effective way of building mental discipline and encourages logical reasoning and mental rigor. In addition, mathematical knowledge plays a crucial role in understanding the contents of other subjects such as science, social studies, and even music and art.
Greater than and less than symbols are used to show the relationship between two numbers. They show us which has a higher value and are used to help children get to grips with numbers and their values.
The most common way of explaining how the greater than and less than symbols work is by comparing them to a crocodile’s mouth, and that the crocodile always wants to eat the larger number. This simple but colorful explanation appeals to children’s imagination and will help them use these symbols correctly.