Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises - Page 10: 36


a.)False b.)True

Work Step by Step

a.) $\sqrt 3$ $\gt$ 1.7325 The approximate estimation of the $\sqrt 3$ is roughly 1.73205. Even when rounded it still equals 1.7321. False b.)1.732 $\geq$ $\sqrt {3}$ If we round up the $sqrt 3$ to three decimal places, we get 1.732 which does happen to equal 1.732.
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