1. Word cloud

120 seconds

What is the least number?

2. Slide

60 seconds

We use symbols like <, >, and = to compare numbers. The symbol < means that one number is less than the other. The symbol > means that one number is greater than the other.

Comparing and Ordering Numbers

3. Slide

60 seconds

Compare: To look at the differences between two or more numbers. Order: To arrange numbers in ascending or descending order from least to greatest. Number: A mathematical object used to count, label, and measure.

Concepts:

4. Slide

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The largest known prime number has 17,425,170 digits. The mathematical symbol for comparing two numbers is '<' (less than) and '>' (greater than). The number 0 is neither positive nor negative; it is neither a prime number nor a composite number.

Did you know?

5. Open question

300 seconds

What strategies can you use when comparing and ordering numbers?

6. Open question

300 seconds

How can you use <, >, and = to compare and order numbers?

7. Open question

300 seconds

Which strategies do you think are the most effective for comparing and ordering numbers?

8. Open question

300 seconds

Which strategies do you think are the least effective for comparing and ordering numbers?

9. Drawings

450 seconds

Brain break: Draw a dinosaur behind the steering wheel of a racing car.

10. Drawings

1260 seconds

Question: Compare and order the numbers 34, 25, and 12. Clues: β’ Start by writing the numbers down in a row. β’ Look for the biggest number and circle it. β’ Then look for the smallest number and draw an arrow pointing to it. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work with a partner to compare and order the numbers. Draw a picture to explain your solution. B. Write a sentence to explain your solution in words.

11. Poll

60 seconds

What is the smallest number between 5 and 9?

- 6
- 7
- 8
- 5

12. Poll

60 seconds

Which number is greater: 12 or 21?

- 12
- 21

13. Poll

60 seconds

What symbol can be used to compare two numbers?

- =, >=
- <=
- >, <

14. Poll

60 seconds

What is the next number in the sequence: 3, 6, 9, ___?

- 18
- 15
- 21
- 12

15. Poll

60 seconds

Which is the largest value between -1 and -10?

- -10
- -1

16. Open question

180 seconds

Work together in pairs: What is the greatest number when comparing 8, 4, and 10?

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