Greater than and less than symbols denote an inequality between two values. The symbol used to denote greater than is “ >” and for less than is “<”. Get more math symbols here with us.

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## Which signs mean less than and more than?

Greater than and less than symbols denote an inequality between two values. The symbol used to denote greater than is “ >” and for less than is “<”. Get more math symbols here with us.

### What is this <> called?

What are angle brackets < > or??? The last confusing symbol,??, is called an angle bracket or the chevron. The word originally meant rafter in Old French and likely came from the Latin term caper, meaning “goat.” The symbol does somewhat resemble the hind legs of those animals, right?

**What does 1437 mean?**

I love you forever

The numbers 1437 are actually code for a specific phrase. Using them together translates to “I love you forever”, according to Cyber Definitions.

**Which one is greater than or lesser than sign?**

The symbol for ‘greater than’ is ‘>’. The symbol for ‘less than’ is ‘<‘. The way to remember which sign to use is that the symbol will point at the smaller number like an arrow. Another way to remember greater than or less than signs is that the open end of the symbol will be facing the larger number.

## What does less than sign look like?

When you see this sign, remember that < looks like L and means “less than”. The other symbol, “greater than” does not look like the letter L, therefore it cannot be “less than” and it’s easier to remember. The “greater than” symbol is “>”. That’s it!

### Which one is the greater and/or less sign?

The symbol used to represent greater than is “>” and less than is “<“. If one value is larger than the other value, we use greater than. Similarly, if we want to represent one value is less than the other value, we use less than. For example, 5 is greater than 5. It is mathematically expressed as 5>3.

**What does more than sign mean in math?**

! Factorial