Python Greater-than Operator

In Python, Comparison Greater-than Operator takes two operands and returns a boolean value of True if the first operand is greater than the second operand, else it returns False.

Syntax

The syntax to check if the value `a` is greater than the value `b` using Greater-than Operator is

`a > b`

The above expression returns a boolean value.

Examples

1. Check if a number is greater than other

In the following program, we take two numbers: `a`, `b`; and check if `a` is greater than `b`.

main.py

```a = 8
b = 4

if a > b :
print('a is greater than b.')
else :
print('a is not greater than b.')```
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Output

`a is greater than b.`

2. Check if a string is greater than other

In the following program, we take two string values: `a`, `b`; and check if the string `a` is greater that the string `b` lexicographically.

main.py

```a = 'apple'
b = 'banana'

if a > b :
print('a is greater than b.')
else :
print('a is not greater than b.')```
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Output

`a is not greater than b.`

Conclusion

In this Python Tutorial, we learned about Comparison Greater-than Operator, its syntax, and usage, with examples.