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madisonmaruhnich94

  • 3 years ago

whats a good way to remember how to use the greater than and less than symbols?

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  1. CliffSedge
    • 3 years ago
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    > points to the right where on a number line the bigger numbers are.

  2. zzr0ck3r
    • 3 years ago
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    the bigger number is on the bigger side

  3. CliffSedge
    • 3 years ago
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    Also (I remember this from elementary school), imagine it's a mouth (alligator or Pacman) and it wants to eat the bigger number.

  4. zzr0ck3r
    • 3 years ago
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    i associate big with big and it stuck

  5. CliffSedge
    • 3 years ago
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    @zzr0ck3r, good one! I don't think I've heard that before.

  6. zzr0ck3r
    • 3 years ago
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    This is funny, I was just thinking about this the other night, and how my teacher told me the alligator thing in grade school, but I think its much nicer the way I do it. You dont have to remember which way the aligator wants to face... I would get confused and think, why doesnt the alligator not eat the small/young prey.. it seems to be easier.

  7. phi
    • 3 years ago
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    I use zz's idea |dw:1347059619197:dw|

  8. Kuromeru
    • 3 years ago
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    < looks like an L. The alligator one is a good one, too. The predator (which is the mouth) seeks to eat the bigger prey.

  9. madisonmaruhnich94
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you all! i kind of remember the alligator statagey but i couldnt remember which way went, thanks again!

  10. zzr0ck3r
    • 3 years ago
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    exactly..

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