Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.1 - Basic Concepts - R.1 Exercises: 78

Answer

$-12\lt-7$

Work Step by Step

We know that $-7\gt-12$, because -7 is to the right of -12 on the number line. That being said, we can also say that $-12\lt-7$, because -12 is to the left of -7 on the number line (which means that -12 has a value that is less than that of -7).
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