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Inequalities - Level 1

Check that you know what inequality signs mean and how they are used to compare two quantities.

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Choose the correct inequality or equals sign from the dropdown box between the two numbers.

2 2 Correct Wrong

16 16 Correct Wrong

78 78 Correct Wrong

14136 4820 Correct Wrong

76717 71088 Correct Wrong

93388 245699 Correct Wrong

401363 716059 Correct Wrong

581329 1738880 Correct Wrong

2561140 1278603 Correct Wrong

7069603 9199433 Correct Wrong

7263395 13186480 Correct Wrong

34593686 33494106 Correct Wrong

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If you make a mistake, click on the inequality/equals sign to make another choice.

This is Inequalities level 1. You can also try:
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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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Level 1 - Comparing positive integers

Level 2 - Comparing positive and negative decimal numbers

Level 3 - Comparing positive and negative fractions

Level 4 - Comparing metric measures

Level 5 - Matching statements to number line diagrams.

Level 6 - Solving linear inequalities.

Level 7 - Solving linear two part inequalities.

Level 8 - Matching statements to graphs.

Level 9 - Quadratic Inequalities

Linear Programming - A selection of linear programming questions with an interactive graph plotting tool.

Exam Style questions are in the style of GCSE or IB/A-level exam paper questions and worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers.

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> means greater than (the number on the left of this sign must be more than the number on the right).

< means less than (the number on the left of this sign must be less than the number on the right).

= means equals (the number on the left of this sign must have the same value as the number on the right).

Less bigger

It is easier to compare two (fractions with quite different denominators) by converting them both to decimals. Do this by dividing the top (numerator) by the bottom (denominator).

1 kilometre (km) = 1000 metres (m)

1 metre (m) = 100 centimetres (cm)

1 centimetre (cm) = 10 millimetres (mm)

1 kilogram (kg) = 1000 grams (g)

1 litre (l) = 1000 millilitres (ml)

1 hour = 60 minutes

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