## How do you write less than and greater than?

The greater than symbol is >. So, 9>7 is read as ‘9 is greater than 7’. The less than symbol is <. Two other comparison symbols are ≥ (greater than or equal to) and ≤ (less than or equal to).

### How do the more than less than symbols work?

The greater than symbol means the number on the left is greater than the number on the right. The greater than or equal symbol means the number on the left is greater than or equal to the number on the right. The less than symbol means that the number on the left is less than the number on the right.

**How do you use less than symbol?**

The less-than sign is one of the inequality signs, which is used to compare the number. If the first number is less than the second number, less sign is used. For example, 5 < 10. It means that the number 5 is less than the number 10.

**How do you type the greater than symbol?**

Creating the > symbol on a U.S. keyboard On English PC and Mac keyboards, the greater than symbol is on the same key as the period. Pressing and holding down the Shift , and then pressing > creates the greater than symbol.

## What does a greater than less than symbol look like?

Less Than and Greater Than. The “less than” sign and the “greater than” sign look like a “V” on its side, don’t they? To remember which way around the “<” and “>” signs go, just remember: BIG > small; small < BIG; The “small” end always points to the smaller number, like this: Greater Than Symbol: BIG > small

### How to type the ‘less than’ or ‘greater than’ sign?

– Place your insertion pointer where you need the Less than or equal to symbol. – Press and hold one of the Alt keys on your keyboard. – Whilst holding on to the Alt key, press the Less than or equal to symbol’s alt code ( 243 ). – Release the Alt key after typing the Less than or equal to sign Alt code to insert the Symbol into your document.

**What does the less than or equal to symbol mean?**

The less than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two quantities or as a boolean logical operator. For example, the symbol is used below to express the less-than-or-equal relationship between two variables: a ≤ b. In plain langauge, this means that the variable a is less than or equal to the variable b.

**What does less than symbol look like?**

“Less than” sign starts with the letter L. The “less than” sign also looks like an L and the greater than sign > does not. So because the greater than sign does not look like an L, it can never be “less than”. How do you remember greater than less than symbol?