Greater Than / Less Than Worksheets

Worksheets for comparing numbers using greater than, less than and equal to symbols.  Difficulty levels vary from two-digit numbers up to six-digit numbers.  Worksheets include 'Greater Than Alligator' and 'Less Than Alligator' activities, as well as practice using the symbols <, >, and =.

Most of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core Standards. To see CCSS connections, simply click the common core icon Common Core.

2-Digit Numbers
Players roll a die to make two-digit numbers. They compare the numbers using the symbols for "greater than," "less than," and "equal to."
2nd Grade
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Cut out the "greater than" and "less than" alligators and glue them in the correct boxes.
2nd Grade
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Cut and glue Greater Than Alligator or Less Than Alligator in the correct boxes.  Then, write out the answer with words.  All problems have 2-digit numbers.
1st and 2nd Grades
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Use symbols and words to compare two-digit numbers.  (example:  23 < 32)
1st and 2nd Grades
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3-Digit Numbers
In this two-player game, players roll a die to make three-digit numbers. They compare the numbers using <, >, and = symbols.
2nd Grade
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Cut out the "greater than" and "less than" alligators and glue them in the correct boxes.
2nd Grade
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Another cut and paste activity starring Less Than Alligator and Greater Than Alligator.  Like the activity above, students are also required to write out the answer with words.  These numbers have 3-digits.
1st through 3rd Grades
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Compare triple-digit numbers using symbols and words.  Also includes word problems.  (example: 765 < 898)
2nd and 3rd Grades
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Use symbols and words to compare the values of three-digit numbers.  (example: 444 > 441)
2nd and 3rd Grades
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4-Digit Numbers
In this two-player game, players roll a die to make four-digit numbers. They compare the numbers using <, >, and = symbols.
4th Grade
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Determine which number is greater. Cut out the alligator pictures and glue them into the correct boxes.
4th Grade
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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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Compare three-digit numbers using symbols and words. (example: 2,345 < 2,453)
3rd through 5th Grades
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5-Digit Numbers
Compare 5-digit numbers using the symbols <, >, and =. This worksheet has a total of 25 questions and includes two word problems.
3rd and 4th Grades
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6-Digit Numbers
The gators are gobbling up huge 6-digit numbers now.  Cut and glue the symbols in the correct place and write the answer.
2nd through 4th Grades
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Compare large numbers up to six digits.  Includes word problems, comparing with words, and using greater than / less than symbols.
4th and 5th Grades
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Comparing Money
Compare money amounts using words and symbols.  Also includes a set of word problems. (example: $3.63 <  $3.75)
2nd through 5th Grades
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Another worksheet for comparing money amounts. (example: $5.61 < $5.73)
2nd through 5th Grades
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Comparing Fractions & Decimals
Compare the fraction pairs using symbols.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Use the symbols greater than, less than, and equal to symbols to compare the decimal amounts.  Includes decimals in tenths and hundredths.  (example:  9.8 > 4.5)
3rd through 5th Grades
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Use greater than, less than, and equal to symbols to show which decimal is bigger.  Decimals are in tenths and hundredths.  (example: 1.01 < 1.11)
3rd through 5th Grades
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Any Level
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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See also:
Place Value Worksheets

Underline the value of the given digit, put numbers in order from least to greatest, and more.