# Lesson 4 Compare Numbers on a Number Line

Let’s use the number line to compare numbers.

## Warm-up Number Talk: Subtract Fives

Find the value of each expression mentally.

## Activity 1 Compare the Numbers

Partner A:

Roll 3 number cubes and find the sum.

Put a counter on the location of the sum.

Partner B:

Roll 3 number cubes and find the sum.

Put a counter on the location of the sum on the same number line.

Decide which number is greater and explain.

Use

, , or to compare the 2 numbers represented on your number line.

Partner A |
, or | Partner B |
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## Activity 2 Compare Larger Numbers

Each partner rolls 2 number cubes and makes a two-digit number.

Locate and label your numbers on the number line.

Use >, <, or = to compare the numbers.

Explain why your comparison is true.

Partner A |
| Partner B |
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## Practice Problem

## Problem 1

Locate and label each pair of numbers on the number line. Then use

23 and 27

34 and 43