Chapter 1 - Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities - 1-2 Properties of Real Numbers - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 15: 30

-8 $\lt$ $\sqrt 70$.

Work Step by Step

-8 is classified as a negative number, meaning its value is less than zero. $\sqrt 70$ is a positive number, meaning its value is greater than zero. Because $\sqrt 70$ is greater than zero and -8 is less than zero, $\sqrt 70$ $\gt$ -8.

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