# Comparing and Ordering Numbers: Building Strong Math Foundations Unlock the power of number comparison and ordering. Develop critical thinking skills, enhance mathematical reasoning, and apply these fundamental concepts to real-world scenarios.

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- Write > or < for each blank____
- The table gives the approximate total areas of 3 of the largest shopping malls in the world. List the malls according to size from largest to smallest. Write > or < in your answer.

Shopping Mall

Area (m²)

West Edmonton Mall

350 000

The Dubai Mall

502 000

Persian Gulf Complex

500 000

- Write a number between each pair of numbers in the following scenarios:
- Mark takes a walk through the woods and comes across an ant hill. He counts 7 659 enter the ant hill. The next day he returns to the same ant hill and counts 8 661 enter the hill.
- Steven enjoys training for ultra marathons. Last year he ran 12 578km total and so far this year he has run 16 574km.
- Last winter, Anna took a flight from Canada to Africa to visit her sponsor child. She flies an average distance of 13 739 000 meters. The following winter she took a flight from Canada to New Zealand. She flies an average distance of 13 745 000.