Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Real Numbers, and Interval Notation - Exercise Set - Page 13: 49


The inequality is true.

Work Step by Step

The given inequality means: $-6$ is less than $-2$. $-6$ is to the left of $-2$ on the number line (refer to the attached image below). Thus, $-6$ is less than $-2$. The given inequality is a true statement.
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