Fill in the gap: 61 plus 22 compared to 24. Use less than, greater than, or equal to.
On one side, we have 61 plus 22. And on the other side we have the number 24. First, let’s find out what 61 plus 22 is. Lining them up vertically, we can add them together. One plus two is three. Six plus two equals eight. 61 plus 22 equals 83.
Now, we know we’re comparing 83 to 24. 83 is greater than 24. And that means 61 plus 22 is greater than 24. Our missing symbol is the greater than sign.