# Compare 3-digit numbers

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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:

- 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.

## 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.

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

## Real-life Applications

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