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Which sign makes the statement true?
7 × 6 $\quad\fbox{?}$ 36

• A

>

• B

<

• C

=

The correct answer is ">".

Solution:

We simplify the left side.
7 × 6 = 36
So, we have:
7 × 6 ? 36
42 ? 36
Now, 42 is greater than 36.
So, the ‘>’ sign makes the statement true.

That is, 42 > 36.