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Description
Exercise Name: Compare 3-digit numbers
Math Missions: Early math Math Mission, 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Compare 3-digit numbers exercise appears under the Early math Math Mission, 3rd grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise has users compare two numbers using the inequality symbols.

Types of problems

There is one type of problem that shows up in this exercise:

  1. Select the correct symbol: The user is given two numbers and a space in between them. Users are to select the correct symbol from among the lesser than sign, greater than sign, and equals sign.
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    Select the correct symbol

Strategies

This problem is very easy to attain both accuracy badges and speed badges. With only one type of problem and a multiple choice selection it can be done very efficiently.

  1. The equals sign use is very seldom (or possibly not at all).

Real-life Applications

  1. Basic knowledge of numbers is essential for learning algebra and the higher maths, and numbers are used for almost everything humans do.

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