## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

2$\frac{1}{4}$ Mark the number line between 2 and 3 but closer to 2 (about a quarter of the way).
($\frac{3}{2}$)$^2$ $\frac{9}{4}$ 2$\frac{1}{4}$ The value of the mixed number is between 2 and 3 but closer to 2.