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less than symbol

The "less than" symbol (<) is used to express a lower value. For example, if (x < 10) means "if X is less than 10." See greater than symbol.
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In reflecting upon this lesson, I could not help but ponder what I would do differently next time: I would use more than three pictures in my initial diagram to avoid a skip count interpretation of the greater than and less than symbols; I would allow students time to explore and discuss their own ideas for greater than and less than symbols before providing the formal signs; and so on.
Bonnie Fuller, from the Huffington Post, sees the well-toned arms as nothing less than symbols of the audacity of hope.
Years ago, I read in Reader's Digest about a second-grade teacher who was introducing the greater than and less than symbols to her class.