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  • x < y yields True if x is determined to be less than y.
  • < < yields True if the form a strictly increasing sequence.
  • Less gives True or False when its arguments are real numbers.
  • Less does some simplification when its arguments are not numbers.
  • For exact numeric quantities, Less internally uses numerical approximations to establish numerical ordering. This process can be affected by the setting of the global variable $MaxExtraPrecision.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.5.6.
  • See also: Greater, Positive.

    Further Examples

    See the Further Examples for Greater.