Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Prerequisites - P.1 - Review of Real Numbers and Their Properties - Exercises - Page 12: 16


-8/7 $ \lt $ -3/7

Work Step by Step

The basic idea behind comparing two numbers a and b on the real number line is that if a lies to the left of b then a < b. If we plot -3/7 and -8/7 on the real number line -8/7 lies to the left of -3/7. Thus: -8/7 $ \lt $ -3/7
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