## Number Sense: Comparing Numbers

Number sense is the ability to understand the relationship between numbers. It involves knowing place value and recognizing number words. Another concept that increases number sense is comparing numbers with each other. Comparing Basics When a child compares numbers, they are deciding if a number is greater than, less than, or equal to another number. Special math symbols are used to indicate these relationships.

## Practicing Greater Than, Less Than, and Equal To at Home

Tips to practice math at home.