# Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises: 35

(a) FALSE (b) TRUE

#### Work Step by Step

(a) Both $-3$ and $-4$ are negative numbers. Since $-3$ has a lower absolute value, $-3$ is bigger than $-4$. Therefore, the presented inequality is false. (b) Both $3$ and $4$ are positive numbers. Since $3$ has a lower absolute value, $3$ is smaller than $4$. Therefore, the presented inequality is true.

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.