The greater than symbol is used to express that the left-hand expression is greater than the right-hand expression. Typically, the symbol is used in an expression like this:
In plain language, this expression means that the variable is greater than the variable .
The greater than or equal to symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two math expressions.
The less than symbol is used to state that one expression is less than another.
The less than or equal symbol is used in math to express the relationship between two quantities.
The symbol > represents the logical expression that the left side is greater than the right side.