# Section C: Practice Problems Compare Numbers to 99

## Section Summary

## Details

We compared numbers using the number of tens and ones.

17 has 1 ten and 35 has 3 tens so 17 is less than 35.

17 is **less than** 35.

35 is **greater than** 17.

35 is **equal to** 35.

## Problem 1 (Lesson 14)

Which number is greater, 54 or 36?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.Which number is less, 25 or 52?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Problem 2 (Lesson 15)

Decide if each statement is true or false.

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Problem 3 (Lesson 16)

Write <, >, or = in each blank to make the statement true.

## Problem 4 (Lesson 17)

Order the numbers from least to greatest:

## Problem 5 (Exploration)

Noah says that there are more connecting cubes in B because it has more tens than A. Do you agree with Noah?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.

## Problem 6 (Exploration)

Andre correctly solved this problem, but his brother spilled water on some numbers.

Circle the numbers that are

greater than

but less than

.

Andre circled

What numbers might be hidden from view?

Show your thinking using drawings, numbers, or words.