Algebra 2 Common Core

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133186024
ISBN 13: 978-0-13318-602-4

Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-2 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 26

Answer

negative square root of 3 is greater than negative square root of 5

Work Step by Step

In order to compare these 2 square roots, plug them into a calculator to find the decimal form. Negative square root of 3 is about -1.73 (rounded to 2 decimal places). Negative square root of 5 is about -2.24 (rounded to 2 decimal places). -1.73 is greater than -2.24, so the negative square root of 3 is greater than the negative square root of 5.
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