# What is greater than or less than - Definition and Meaning

### Greater Than Or Less Than :

**Greater Than:**

Greater than is a mathematical operation which compares two different values and represents the value which is greater than the other.

**Lesser Than:**

Lesser than is a mathematical operation which compares two different values and represents the value which is less than the other.

#### Formula :

a-b < 0, then a < b
a-b > 0, then a > b
a-b = 0, then a = b
Where,
a - First Number
b - Second Number
> - Greater than
< - Less than

#### Example :

Greater than: 4 is greater than 3.
Less Than: 3 is less than 4.

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