Video: Comparing Two Three-Digit Numbers

Pick the symbol to compare the numbers. 377 _ 731

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Pick the symbol to compare the numbers. 377 what 731.

Is 377 less than 731, greater than 731, or equal to 731? We can use a place value chart to help us compare the value of these two numbers. We can think about what each digit is worth. The number 377 has three 100s, seven 10s, and seven ones. The number 731 has seven 100s, three 10s, and one one. The number 731 is the greatest of the two numbers. 731 has seven 100s. 377 only has three 100s. So, we can say that the number 377 is less than 731. The symbol we need to use to compare these two numbers is the less than symbol. 377 is less than 731.

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