"One is less than two."

Translation:Um é menos que dois.

April 29, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/xinxinjiang

Can I translate it as "um é menor do que dois"?

April 29, 2013

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Yup! In math this sign is "maior que" and "menor que". The literal translation is "greater than" and "less than". "Menor que" is better than "menor do que"

April 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/xinxinjiang

i think maybe here Duolingo means to ask the translation of "less than", which has to be "menos que". For "menor que", I guess they will require it to be "smaller than". Right?

April 29, 2013

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Uhu.... but i think both should be accepted, the literal way (less than = menos que) and the 'mathematical' way hehe. 1 < 2 one is less than two / um é menor que dois

April 29, 2013
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