We have four possible inequality signs to choose from: <, >, ≤, and ≥. There is also the slightly less popular ^, which means that everything below is greater than everything above, but that brings us into a touchy area, spiritually speaking. Translating English into one of these symbols is a matter of common sense. Good thing you have some of that.
The signs < and > are usually straightforward.
When we're translating into statements that use ≤ or ≥, we have a slightly wider range of English phrases to use. For example, each of the following English statements translates into symbols as x ≤ 20.
Each of these following English statements translates into symbols as x ≥ 0.