Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Exercise Set: 25

Answer

$-7 \lt -5$

Work Step by Step

If $a-b \lt 0$, then $a \lt b$ If $a-b \gt 0$, then $a \gt b$ If $a-b = 0$, then $a = b$ $-7-(-5) = -7+5 = -2$ so $-7 \lt -5$
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