Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 143

Answer

On a number line, the lesser of two numbers will always be on the left of the larger number. Thus, to determine which of the two numbers is lesser, you can put the numbers on a number line and see which one is on the left.

Work Step by Step

On a number line, the lesser of two numbers will always be on the left of the larger number. Thus, to determine which of the two numbers is lesser, you can put the numbers on a number line and see which one is on the left.
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