## Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

$-3\lt0$ $-4\gt-8$
$-3\lt0$ The number -3 is to the left of 0 on the number line. Therefore, -3 has a value that is less than 0. $-4\gt-8$ The number -4 is to the right of -8 on the number line. Therefore, -4 has a value that is greater than -8.