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Mathematical Inequalities in Spanish

Mathematical Inequalities in Spanish

Quick Answer
  • mayor que  = greater than
  • menor que  = less than
  • igual a  = equal to

Mathematical Inequality

Ever wonder how to talk about mathematical inequality, la desigualdad matemática , in Spanish? Take a look at this article to learn more about making comparisons!

SymbolsEnglishSpanish
a < ba is less than b
a es menor que b
 
a > ba is greater than b
a es mayor que b
 
a = ba is equal to b
a es igual a b
 
a ≤ ba is less than or equal to b
a es menor o igual que b
 
a ≥ ba is greater than or equal to b
a es mayor o igual que b
 
a ≠ ba is not equal to b
a no es igual a b
 

Comparisons

Mathematical inequalities can also be called comparisons, and can be used to compare all sorts of things!

Mi amor por el café es más grande que mi amor por el chocolate.
My love of coffee is greater than my love of chocolate.

 

Looking for how to talk about math in Spanish? Check out our article on mathematical terms and symbols here.

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