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

Determine whether the statement is true or false. 8$\geq$9 We know that 8 is to the left of 9 on the numberline, therefore 8 is less than ($\lt$) 9: 8$\lt$9, this is not the same thing as 8$\geq$9 because $\geq$ means "greater than" or "equal to". Result: false