12 - 3 ___ 3 + 5. Fill in the blank.
Find the difference of 12 and 3, we get 9.
Find the sum of 3 and 5, we get 8.
Now we compare these numbers and use the >, < or = sign accordingly.
Since 9 is more than 8, the answer is >.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.