Which One Doesn't Belong? Less Than, Greater Than

Look at this set of four pictures. Decide which one doesn’t belong with the other three. Use math words to describe your thinking. There are many ways to think about each one!

A. shows 40 is less than (symbol) 48. B. shows 46 is greater than (symbol) 38. C. shows 36 is less than 44 with words. D. shows 2 cube towers (10 cubes each) and 1 single cube is less than (symbol) 4 cube towers and 1 single cube.


Find reasons why each of the pictures might not belong with the other three.


Explain your thinking to someone else. Do they have different reasons why one doesn't belong?