# Least to Greatest Calculator

Least to Greatest Calculator is a free online tool that arranges the given numbers from the smallest to the greatest value. When data is arranged from the smallest to the largest value it is known as ascending order.

## What is a Least to Greatest Calculator?

Least to Greatest Calculator is used to arrange the given set of numbers in ascending or increasing order. The concept of ordering numbers from smallest to greatest is widely used in several computer sorting algorithms. To use the * least to greatest calculator*, enter the numbers within the brackets separated by commas in the input box.

### Least to Greatest Calculator

## How to Use the Least to Greatest Calculator?

Follow the steps given below to arrange the data in increasing order by using the least to greatest calculator:

**Step 1:**Go to Cuemath's online least to greatest calculator.**Step 2:**Enter a set of numbers within brackets separated by a comma in the given input box.**Step 3:**Click on the**"Arrange"**button to order the given numbers in ascending order.**Step 4:**Click on the**"Reset"**button to clear the field and enter new values.

## How Does Least to Greatest Calculator Work?

The rules to arrange numbers in increasing order are as given below:

- The first number will always be the smallest.
- The last number will always be the greatest.
- The numbers should always be from smallest to greatest.

A number line can be very useful to give a visual representation while arranging numbers in ascending order. When we read the numbers on a number line from left to right, it implies the numbers are in ascending order. To arrange positive numbers we compare the place values. However, when we arrange negative numbers the absolute values of larger numbers are lesser than the absolute values of smaller numbers. In other words, the highest number with a negative sign will have the least value. Similarly, the smallest number with a negative sign will have the maximum value. Furthermore, all positive numbers are greater than 0. But all negative numbers are lesser than 0. If x is lesser than y, it is written as " x < y". Thus, when we arrange 3 numbers x, y, and z in increasing order, we can write them as x < y < z.

## Solved Examples on Least to Greatest

**Example 1:** Arrange these numbers from the least to the greatest: 567, 566, 576, 570 and verify it using the least to greatest calculator.

**Solution:**

566 is the smallest in the given set of numbers.

576 is the greatest in the given set of numbers.

Comparing the numbers from the least to greatest = 566 < 567 < 570 < 576

Therefore, the arrangement = 566, 567, 570, 576

**Example 2:** Arrange these numbers from the least to the greatest: 0, 23, -8, -23, 16, and verify it using the least to greatest calculator.

**Solution:**

-23 is the smallest in the given set of numbers.

23 is the greatest in the given set of numbers.

Comparing the numbers from the least to greatest = -23 < -8 < 0 < 16 < 23

Therefore, the arrangement = -23, -8, 0,16, 23

Now, try to use the least to greatest calculator and arrange the following set of numbers in increasing order.

- 456, -566, 670, 560
- 54, 55, 78, -50, -5
- -99, 999, 100, -1000

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