Identify The Larger Number Worksheets
How to Identify the Larger Number in A Set  When we were little, we had a very simple definition of the various terms. We thought that if someone is tall to look at, the person was tall if someone looked fat, we assumed that they would be heavy, if we saw a bird, we thought that it is light. Similarly, we thought that the elephant is big, and the ant is small. All of this is totally true! But as we grew older, we realized that these definitions could not be applied in every platform. Just like that, in math, there are different definitions for the terms that we previously knew. But the bigger and smaller remain the same! When we are studying sets, we are given various numbers, and it gets difficult to identify which number comes after which, which number is bigger, and which is smaller. Therefore, you always need to arrange the numbers so that you can identify the larger number from the lot. The first step that you need to do is taking a look at the numbers and finding if they have any signs. Remember that if the number has no sign, it means that it is a positive number, and they are always bigger. If you have a negative sign, it means that the number is smaller in quantity. Now take a look at the values one by one, and the number with the largest quantity is the larger number from the lot!

Basic Lesson
Provides a visual comparison with the use of a number line. Includes practice problems. Draw a numbers line and find which number is furthest to the right.
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Independent Practice 1
Students write the largest of three numbers on a line. Look at the numbers in each box and circle the number that is larger. Write it on the line.
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Independent Practice 2
Evaluate three numbers. Determine the greatest number. Answers can be found below.
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Skill Quiz
Compare 3 numbers. Write the largest number on the line. 5 problems in all.
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Where We Use This Skill
Unconsciously, we are using this skill almost constantly when trying to make decisions. In some cases, we want a larger value such as which bank account will help us make more money. On the flip side if we are borrowing money, we look for the smaller value to reduce the amount we owe.