## Let's learn!

**What does compare mean?**

In math, to compare means to examine the difference between numbers, quantities or values to decide if it is greater than, smaller than or equal.

Here, for instance, we are comparing numbers.

By comparing, we can define or find by how much a number is greater or smaller.

Here’s how we can also compare decimals and fractions.

Here’s how we can make comparisons in our daily life.

Here, we are comparing the length of two line segments.

We can also compare distances between two places.

Here’s how we can make comparison of weight of two quantities.

Here we can comparing the volume of liquids.

## Let's do it!

Instead of handing out comparison worksheets, ask your child to compare different things around him, for instance, number of cookies in two jars, the quantity of juice in two glasses.