Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Practice - Page 100: 3


a. $\gt$ b. $\lt$ c. $\gt$

Work Step by Step

a. $0 \gt -5$ because $-5$ is further away from 0 on the number line. b. $-3\lt3$ since any negative number is $\lt$ a positive number. They are both the same distance from 0, but 3 is still $\gt-3$ c. -7 $\gt-12$ -7 is greater than -12 since it is closer to 0 on the number line, so -7 $\gt$ -12
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