## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Between $-6$ and $-5$.
Note that: $25 \lt 26 \lt 36$ For negative numbers, $-36 \lt -26 \lt -25$ Thus, $-\sqrt{36} \lt -\sqrt{26} \lt -\sqrt{25} \\-6 \lt -\sqrt{26} \lt -5$ Therefore $-\sqrt{26}$ is between $-6$ and $-5$.