# Chapter 3 - Cumulative Review: 18

a) $-14\lt0$ b) $-(-7)\gt-8$

#### Work Step by Step

a) -14 is to the left of 0 on the number line, so -14 is smaller. b) The opposite of -7 is 7. 7 is greater than -8 because the positive numbers are to the right of the negative numbers on the number line.

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