> -2 > -200
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-2 is greater than -200. There are a couple of ways to look at this. First, -2 is farther right on the number line that -200, therefore -2 is greater than -200. ALso, think of a bank account. -2 represents being overdrawn by 2 dollars, while -200 can represent being overdrawn by 200 dollars. Therefore, -2 is the number with the higher magnitude.