Topic: Whole Number B1.2 – Compare Numbers Using a Place Value Chart

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Ontario Curriculum Expectation:

3.B1.2 compare and order whole numbers up to and including 1000, in various contexts.

You can compare numbers using a place value chart.

Compare 581 and 539.

>  greater than

<  less than

=  equals

1. Write the numbers in the place value chart.

2. Start by comparing the digits in the hundreds place. If the digit is the same, compare the digit in the tens place, then the ones place if needed.

3. Choose the symbol (>, <, =) to complete the answer.

581 > 539