Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.4 - Inequalities - Problem Set 4.4: 9

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

0.16 + 0.34 $\gt$ 0.23 + 0.17 To check whether this inequality is true or false, we simplify it. Multiply both sides by 100 to remove the decimals. 16 + 34 $\gt$ 23 + 17 50 $\gt$ 40 Because it is true that 50 is greater than 40, this inequality is true.
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