 # Compare Two-Digit Numbers

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Examples, solutions, videos, and songs to help Grade 1 kids learn how to compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols > (greater than) , = (equal), and < (less than).

Common Core: 1.NBT.3

### Suggested Learning Targets:

• I can determine when a two-digit number is greater than, less than, or equal to another two-digit number.
• I can explain why a two-digit number is greater than, less than, or equal to another two-digit number.
• I can record the comparison using the symbols >, <, and =.
• I know how to use the value of tens and ones to compare two numbers.
• I know use base ten manipulatives to represent the numbers and compare their values
• I know how to compare two two- digit numbers using pictures, numbers, and words
• I know how to compare the quantity of the numbers with models
• I know how to compare the placement of the numbers on the number line or 100s chart
First grade - comparing two digit numbers
This video explains how to compare two two-digit numbers. 1.NBT.3 in the Common Core.
Comparing Two 2-Digit Numbers
36 and 64, 25 and 48.

Comparing Numbers Using a Place Value Chart
28 and 30, 34 and 37.
Greater Than, Less Than or Equal To
How to remember which symbol to use?

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