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: 37


a.) True b.) False

Work Step by Step

a.) $\frac{10}{2}$ $\geq$ 5 When we simplify the $\frac{10}{2}$, we get 5 since 10 divided by 2 is 5. True b.) $\frac{6}{10}$ $\geq$ $\frac{5}{6}$ The Least Common Denominator of 10 and 6 = 30 $\frac{18}{30}$ $\geq$ $\frac{25}{30}$ When in terms of the same denominator, 18 is not bigger or equal to 25.
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