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Arithmetic - Definition And Usage Of The Greater Than Sign

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What Is The Definition Of The Greater Than Sign (>)


In arithmetic, the Greater Than Sign is used to show that one side of an equation is greater in value than the other side of the equation. Example:
(a) Greater Than Case: 8 Greater Than 5
    3 + 5 > 2 + 3
    8 > 5