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 - 1-4 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 28: 60


B) M−L

Work Step by Step

Look at the number line to find the value for each point. J=0.5 K=2 L=3 M=6 Substitute the values into each equation and simplify. a) M÷L=6÷3=2 b) M−L=6−3=3 c) J+K=0.5+2=2.5 d) L−K=3−2=1 Inspect the results to find the largest value. 3 is the largest result, so b is the correct answer.
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