## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole

# Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises: 37

#### Answer

a.) True b.) False

#### Work Step by Step

a.) $\frac{10}{2}$ $\geq$ 5 When we simplify the $\frac{10}{2}$, we get 5 since 10 divided by 2 is 5. True b.) $\frac{6}{10}$ $\geq$ $\frac{5}{6}$ The Least Common Denominator of 10 and 6 = 30 $\frac{18}{30}$ $\geq$ $\frac{25}{30}$ When in terms of the same denominator, 18 is not bigger or equal to 25.

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