Comparing and Ordering (4-Digits)

Here you'll find printable activities for ordering and comparing sets of 4-digit numbers. On each worksheet, students will use symbols for "greater than," "equal to," and "less than."

Comparing Numbers
In this two-player game, players roll a die to make four-digit numbers. They compare the numbers using <, >, and = symbols.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Determine which number is greater. Cut out the alligator pictures and glue them into the correct boxes.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Greater Than Alligator and Less Than Alligator are eating up large numbers.  Students glue the correct alligator symbol for each problem and write the answer with words.  This worksheet has 4-digit numbers.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Comparing numbers up to 4 digits.  Part 1:  Use <, >, and = symbols; Part 2:  Circle the greater number; Part 3:  Identify the smaller number; Part 4:  Write the out the words greater than or less than; Part 5: Word problems. (example: 2,118 < 2,811)
3rd through 5th Grades
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Here's a set of task cards that can be used with your digital document camera. You can also use them for learning centers, math games, small group instruction, or individual practice.
2nd through 4th Grades
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First use the cipher key to decode the secret numbers. Then compare each pair of numbers using mathematical symbols.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Compare three-digit numbers using symbols and words. (example: 2,345 < 2,453)
3rd through 5th Grades
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Here's a set of math number and symbol cards that you can use on your document camera, or for a learning center, or classroom games.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Printable, colorful alligator posters for teaching kids about greater than and less than.  Hang them on your classroom wall for reference, or attach magnets to the back and use them on your chalkboard when teaching students about greater than and less than.
1st through 4th Grades
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Ordering Numbers
Cut the sheets of cards apart.  Students sort them from least to greatest.
3rd through 5th Grades
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On this worksheet, students order numbers, from smallest up to the largest.
2nd and 3rd Grades
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These dancing pigs have 4-digit numbers on them.  Sort the pigs in order from least to greatest.
3rd through 5th Grades
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See also:
Place Value (4-Digit Numbers)

On this page, you'll find a variety of printables for teaching place value. Includes activities on place value blocks, expanded form, standard form, word name, and digit values.

Number Detective Puzzles

Print out clues for a secret "number of the week." Each clue will help students find the value of a secret number.

Special Number

These worksheets each have a variety of place value activities focused on a "special number." Includes place value blocks, comparing, and ordering on a number line.

Comparing & Ordering
(5-Digit Numbers)

If 4-digit numbers are too simple for your students, jump on up to our 5-digit ordering & comparing page.

Comparing & Ordering (Index Page)

Browse our massive collection of printable worksheets on comparing numbers with 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 digits.

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Ordering Numbers Game (4-Digit)


Comparing Numbers


Comparing Numbers Printables