Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Algebraic Expressions - 1.4 Positive and Negative Real Numbers - 1.4 Exercise Set - Page 35: 53



Work Step by Step

We first convert the fractions to decimals: $\frac{5}{12}$ = 0.416 repeating, and $\frac{11}{25}$ = 0.44. Therefore, we can see that $\frac{5}{12}$ is to the left of $\frac{11}{25}$ on the number line, so $\frac{5}{12}$ is less than $\frac{11}{25}$.
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