Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.1 - Basic Concepts - R.1 Exercises: 94

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

We are given the statement $-7\lt4+1$. Since $4+1=5$, the statement is equivalent to $-7\lt5$. -7 is to the left of 5 on the number line, meaning that -7 has a value that is less than that of 5. Therefore, the statement is true.
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