# Comparing numbers of objects

## Home learning focus

In this lesson, you will learn to compare objects and numbers within 50.

This lesson includes:

• one slideshow

• two activities

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# Learn

More than and less than

The symbol > means more than.

• 10 > 3 means 10 is more than 3
• 20 > 10 means 20 is more than 10

This symbol = means equal to.

• 10 = 10 means 10 is equal to 10
• 23 = 2 tens and 3 ones means 23 is equal to 2 tens and 3 ones

This symbol < means less than.

• 3 < 10 means 3 is less than 10
• 10 < 20 means 10 is less than 20

## Compare objects within 50

Look at the slideshow below and answer some questions about how to compare numbers of objects within 50.

# Practise

## Activity 1

Worksheet: Compare objects within 50

Use your understanding of how to compare amounts and numbers to complete these fun activities.

## Activity 2

Flash cards: More than and less than

Click on the link below to access the flashcards of numbers 1-50. You can print them off, or draw your own versions on paper.

• Choose two cards.
• Can you compare these numbers using the language more than and less than? (Like, 20 is less than 50)
• Can you draw the < > symbols and place them between the two chosen cards? (Like 20 < 50)

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