## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-1 Inequalities and Their Graphs - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 170: 62

#### Answer

x is any rational or irrational number where $x\gt0$ y is any rational or irrational number where $y=-x$

#### Work Step by Step

For $x^2$ to equal $y^2$, the absolute values of x and y must be equal. Since it is given that $x\gt y$, x must be positive, and y must be negative and the opposite of x.

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