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: 54


This inequality is false.

Work Step by Step

$\lt$ means "less than" The given inequality means: $0$ is less than $-5$. $0$ is to the right of $-5$ on the number line (refer to the attached image below). Thus, $0$ is greater than $-5$. The given inequality is a false statement.
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