Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - The Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 43: 96

Answer

a) see plot on the number line below b) Wyoming, Wisconsin, Washington, West Virginia, and Virginia

Work Step by Step

a) The Record Low ($^\circ F$) information is plotted on the number line below. b) On the number line, a number on the right is greater than the numbers on the left. Hence, the order (from coldest to warmest) of the given temperatures ($^\circ F$), $-30,$ $-48,$ $-37,$ $-55,$ and $-66,$ is \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} -66^\circ F \text{ (Wyoming),} -55^\circ F \text{ (Wisconsin),} -48^\circ F \text{ (Washington),} -37^\circ F \text{ (West Virginia), } -30^\circ F \text{ (Virginia)} .\end{array}
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