# Lesson Worksheet: The Comparison Symbols Mathematics • 1st Grade

In this worksheet, we will practice using the comparison symbols for greater than, less than, and equal to when comparing groups of up to 10 objects.

**Q3: **

Group has **less** candy than Group . Choose the correct symbol to show this.

- A (greater than)
- B (equal to)
- C (less than)

**Q4: **

Compare the number of dots.

Pick the correct symbol to go in the box.

- A
- B
- C

**Q6: **

Is the number of dots on B greater than, less than, or equal to the number of dots on A?

- Aequal to
- Bless than
- Cgreater than

**Q9: **

Compare these two groups. Is A greater than, less than, or equal to B?

- AA is equal to B.
- BA is greater than B.
- CA is less than B.

**Q10: **

Compare the number of dots.

Pick the correct symbol to go in the box.

- A
- B
- C

**Q11: **

Count the dots and compare.

Is the number of dots on Domino A greater than, less than, or equal to the number of dots on Domino B?

- Agreater than
- Bequal to
- Cless than

**Q12: **

We can use symbols to compare the quantities of groups of objects.

When one group has exactly the same number of objects in it as another, we can say they are equal to each other. For this, we use the = symbol, as shown in the following figure.

There are 4 fish and 4 jellyfish. There is the same amount in each group. So, we can say they are equal.

Compare these two groups. Are they equal to each other?

- AYes
- BNo

How many more butterflies are needed to make them equal to the number of bees?

**Q13: **

There are 9 caterpillars. There are 4 butterflies. The number of caterpillars is the number of butterflies.

- A
- B
- C

**Q14: **

Michael counts his candy. He has 2. Scarlett counts her candy. She has 4.

Who has more candy?

- A
- B

Select the correct symbol to compare how much candy they have: 4 2.

- A
- B
- C