Think about counting to 5. Compare 2 and 5: 2 is ＿ than 5. [A] less [B] greater.
Think about counting to five: one, two, three, four, five. Compare two and five. Two is less than or greater than five.
We have to compare number two and number five. Number two comes before number five when we’re counting. This means that two is less than five. The answer is less.