Recognizing the signs

Recognizing the signs

Author: Alice Wanty

To review the inequality symbols.

Students are not used to recognizing an inequality symbol without numbers. Especially the symbols that mean more than one thing such as <= or >=.

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Understanding Inequality Symbols

A "showme" presentation that I created to help Algebra students understand inequality symbols before we start solving inequalities with variables.

A quizlet set of flashcards

This set of flashcards should help you review the signs and what they stand for. Choose the study mode with the drop down menu in the lower right hand corner that works best for you.