Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-2 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 24

Answer

-4 $\lt$ -$\sqrt 4$.

Work Step by Step

To first compare the two numbers, -$\sqrt 4$ must be simplified. $\sqrt 4$ = 2. Therefore, -$\sqrt 4$ = -2. When comparing the two numbers, -4 is further left on a number line than -2. Because -4 is further away from 0 than -2, -4 is less than -2.
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