## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

32$\lt$212
The freezing point of water is 32° Fahrenheit.The boiling point of water is 212° Fahrenheit. Write an inequality statement using $\lt$ or $\gt$ comparing the numbers 32 and 212. We know that 32 is to the left of 212 on the numberline, therefore 32 is less than ($\lt$) 212: 32$\lt$212