# McGraw Hill My Math Grade 3 Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Answer Key Compare Numbers

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## McGraw-Hill My Math Grade 3 Answer Key Chapter 1 Lesson 2 Compare Numbers

Math in My World

Example 1
The Tyee family is planning a road trip to the Grand Canyon. One route is 840 miles. A second route is 835 miles.
Which route is shorter?

Compare 835 and 840.
One Way Use a place-value chart.

Another Way Use a number line.

Since _____ is less than _____, the ______ route is shorter.
The Tyee family is planning a road trip to the Grand Canyon.
One route is 840 miles. A second route is 835 miles.
840 is greater than 835 miles.

Since 835 is less than 840, the second route is shorter.

Example 2
During his hockey career, Mark Messier scored 1,887 points Gordie Howe scored 1,850 points during his career. Which player scored a greater number of points during his career?

Compare 1,887 and 1,850.

Since, 8 > ____, 1,887 > ____
Mark Messier scored the greater number of points.
Given,
Mark Messier scored 1,887 points Gordie Howe scored 1,850 points during his career.
1887 points > 1850 points
Since, 8 > 5, 1,887 > 1850
Mark Messier scored a greater number of points during his career.

Talk Math
Why is it not necessary to compare the ones digits in the numbers 365 and 378?

tens digit 7 is greater than 6.
So, it is not necessary to compare the ones digits in the numbers 365 and 378.

Guided Practice

Which number is less? Complete the statement.

Question 1.

_____ < ______
400 < 870
Compare hundreds place 8 is greater than 4.
Tens place 7 is greater than 0.
So the number 400 is less than 870.

Question 2.

_____ < ______
Compare thousands place 9 is greater than 6.
Hundreds place 6 is greater than 4.
Tens place 3 is greater than 0.
So the number 6403 is less than 9630.
9630 < 6403

Question 3.
Use a number line to compare. Write>, <,or =.

188 198

Independent Practice

Compare. Use >, <, or =.

Question 4.
604 592
Comparing hundreds place 6 is greater than 5.
So, 604 > 592.

Question 5.
188 198
Comparing tens place 8 is less than 9.
So, 188 < 198.

Question 6.
1,000 850
Comparing thousands place 1 is greater than 0.
1000 > 850

Question 7.
999 999
Comparing hundreds place 9 is equal to 9.
999 = 999

Question 8.
1,121 1,112
Comparing tens place 2 is greater than 1.
1121 > 1112.

Question 9.
6,573 7,650
Comparing thousands place 6 is less than 7.
So, 6573 < 7650.

Question 10.
2,644 2,464
Comparing hundreds place 6 is greater than 4.
2,644 > 2,464

Question 11.
1,000 1,000
Comparing thousands place 1 is equal to 1.
1,000 = 1,000

Question 12.
3,039 3,019
Comparing tens place 3 is greater than 1.
3039 is greater than 3019.
3039 > 3019.

Circle the number that is greater. Then complete the statement.

Question 13.
555 725 ____ > _____
725 > 555
So, 725 is the greater number than 555.

Question 14.
800 700
____ > _____
800 is a greater number than 700.

Question 15.
998 989
____ > _____
998 > 989
998 is greater number than 989.

Question 16.
931 8,310
____ > _____
8310 > 931
8310 is greater number than 931.

Question 17.
8,008 8,080
____ > _____
8080 > 8008
8080 is greater than 8008.

Question 18.
2,753 2,735
____ > _____
2753 > 2735
2753 is greater than 2735.

Circle the number that is less. Then complete the statement.

Question 19.
2,456 1,456
____ < _____
1456 < 2456
Comparing thousands place 1 is less than 2.
1456 is less than 2456

Question 20.
3,052 3,050
____ < _____
Comparing ones place 0 is less than 2.
3050 is less than 3052.
3050 < 3052.

Question 21.
6,358 6,759
____ < _____
Comparing hundreds place 3 is less than 7.
6358 is less than 6759.
6358 < 6759.

Question 22.
5,317 5,318
____ < _____
Comparing ones place 7 is less than 8.
5317 is less than 5318.
So, 5317 < 5318

Question 23.
2,099 1,099
____ < _____
Comparing thousands place 1 is less than 2.
1099 is less than 2099.
1099 < 2099

Question 24.
1,321 1,231
____ < _____
Comparing hundreds place 2 is less than 3.
1231 is less than 1321.
1231 < 1321.

Choose a number of your own to complete the statement.

Question 25.
6.993 < ___
The number that can be less than 6.993 is 6.990
So, 6.993 < 6.990

Question 26.
2.209 = ____
2.209 is equal to 2.209
2.209 = 2.209

Question 27.
___ > 7,203
7500 can be greater than 7203.
7500 > 7203

Question 28.
Circle all of the numbers that are greater than 4,109.
5,109 4,019 4,191 4,091 4,108 4,110

Problem Solving

Question 29.
The table shows the number of tickets sold for a movie. Which showing sold more tickets?
_______________________

Given,
Tickets sold for 5:00 p.m. show is 235.
Tickets sold for 7:00 p.m. show is 253.
253 > 235
So, Tickets sold for the 7:00 p.m. show is greater than the 5:00 p.m. show.

Question 30.
Circle the number that is less than 4,259.

Question 31.
Mathematical PRACTICE 6 Explain to a Friend There are 165 students in the 3rd grade. There are 35 students in each of the three classes in the 2nd grade. Which grade has more students? Explain.
Given,
There are 165 students in the 3rd grade.
There are 35 students in each of the three classes in the 2nd grade.
35 × 3 = 105 students
165 > 105

HOT Problems

Question 32.
Mathematical PRACTICE 2 Use Number Sense Write the greatest and least 4-digit number you can make using each of the numerals 6, 3, 9, and 7 one time.
greatest ____ least _____
The greatet 4-digit number is 9763
The least 4-digit number is 3679.

Question 33.
? Building on the Essential Question How can I show how one number compares to another number?
By comparing the place values with one number and another number we can find the greater number and least number.

### McGraw Hill My Math Grade 3 Chapter 1 Lesson 2 My Homework Answer Key

Practice

Which number is less? Complete the statement.

Question 1.

____ < _____
Comparing the tens place 8 is less than 9.
So, 687 < 696.

Question 2.

____ < _____
Comparing the thousands place 2 is less than 3.
So, 2183 < 3154

Compare. Use >, <, or =.

Question 3.
751 715
751 is greater than 715.
751 > 715.

Question 4.
435 543
435 < 543
435 is less than 543.

Question 5.
808 880
808 is less than 880.
808 < 880

Question 6.
3,332 3,332
3332 is equal to 3332
3332 = 3332

Question 7.
6,673 6,376
6673 is greater than 6376
6673 > 6376

Question 8.
9,918 9,819
9918 is greater than 9819
9918 > 9819

Circle the number that is greater. Then complete the statement.

Question 9.
3,322 3,332 ___ > _____
Comparing the tens place 3 is greater than 2.
3332 > 3322

Question 10.
1,877 1,788
___ > _____
Comparing the hundreds place 8 is greater than 7.
1877 > 1788.

Question 11.
2,727 2,772
___ > _____
Comparing the tens place 7 is greater than 2.
2772 > 2727

Circle the number that is less. Then complete the statement.

Question 12.
5,642 5,426
___ < _____
Comparing the hundreds place 4 is less than 6.
5426 < 5642

Question 13.
4,017 4,071
___ < _____
Comparing the tens place 1 is less than 7.
4017 < 4071

Question 14.
6,310 6,231
___ < _____
Comparing the hundreds place 2 is less than 3.
6231 < 6310.

Problem Solving

Question 15.
Mathematical PRACTICE 2 Use Symbols Last year there were 191 sunny days and 174 cloudy days. Were there more sunny or cloudy days last year? Compare using <, >, or =.
Given,
Last year there were 191 sunny days and 174 cloudy days.
191 is greater than 174.
Thus there are more sunny days than cloudy days.

Test Practice

Question 16.
Which number is greater than 3,491?
A. 3,419
B. 3,490
C. 3,491
D. 3,499