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 2 - Section 2.3 - Solving Linear Equations - Exercise Set - Page 144: 110


$$-\frac{1}{3} \lt -\frac{1}{5}$$

Work Step by Step

$-\frac{1}{3}$ is further left on the number line than $-\frac{1}{5}$; therefore, $$-\frac{1}{3}$$ is less than $-\frac{1}{5}$. We can express the relationship in the following way: $$-\frac{1}{3} \lt -\frac{1}{5}$$
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