Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-3 Real Numbers and the Number Line - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 43

Answer

$-22/25\gt-0.8888888...$

Work Step by Step

$-22/25=-0.88.$ However, the decimal -0.888... continues on to infinity, meaning that it is more negative than -0.88 as it has the same beginning but does not end. Because -0.888888... is more negative, $-22/25\gt-0.8888888...$.
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