” We are close in age” she said.
“I’m 52” he said.
“So, I’m older than you” she answered.
Silence. Continued silence.
I think we all expected her to share a number, her number. Instead, she chose to use the greater than sign. Yes, greater than is all we need to know for this discussion. We won’t be graphing anything on any number lines, so specific numbers are not needed.