10. Which sign makes the statement true?

2,345,879 ❔❔❔ 2,345,678

**Explanation**:

The answer is:

**>** greater than

**<** less than

**=** equals

First, count the number of digits in each number. There are 7 digits in each number. They have the same number of digits.

You can use a place-value chart to compare the places and values of the numbers 2,345,678 and 2,345,879

Compare the millions digit. The millions digit in all numbers is 2. They have the same millions digit.

Now, compare the hundred thousands digit. The hundred thousands digit in all numbers is 3. They have the same hundred thousands digit.

Next, compare the ten thousands digit. The ten thousands digit in all numbers is 4. They have the same ten thousands digit.

Next, compare the thousands digit. The thousands digit in all numbers is 5. They have the same thousands digit.

Now compare the hundreds digit. They are not the same. The hundreds digit in 2345879 is 8 and it's the highest value. Therefore, The 2345879 is greater than other numbers.

2,345,879 is greater than 2,345,678.

Use the greater-than sign:

2,345,879 > 2,345,678