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

a. 14$\geq$14 b. 0$\lt$5 c. 9$\ne$10
Translate each sentence into a mathematical statement. a. "Fourteen is greater than or equal to fourteen" 14 is greater than ($\gt$) or equal (=) to 14 Combine $\gt$ and =, the result is $\geq$ Result: 14$\geq$14 b. "Zero is less than five" 0 is less than ($\lt$) 5 Result: 0$\lt$5 c. "Nine is not equal to ten" 9 is not (/) equal (=) to 10 Combine / and =, the result is $\ne$ Result: 9$\ne$10