Math Definitions - Letter L

Less Than

Definition of Less Than

Definition of Less Than

A number is less than another number if it is smaller than it.

We use the symbol \(\) for "greater than". The pointy part of these symbols should be next to the smaller number.

For example, we can write \(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 L

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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