Math Definitions - Letter G

Greater Than

Definition of Greater Than

Definition of Greater Than

One number is greater than another number if it is bigger than it.

We use the symbol \(>\) for "greater than", and the symbol \(

For example, we write \(15\) is greater than \(7\) as \(15 > 7\).


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.



Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter G

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Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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