Posted by **Dawn** on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:25pm.

Tell whether each number is a real number, rational number, irrational, interger, or whole number, and then order then from least to greatest.

( Square root sign) 49, 8, -( square root sign) 4, and -3.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:31pm
I will be happy to check your work.

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**Dawn**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:35pm
I don't understand how to do it, that's the thing I know that 8 is a whole number, and that the square root of four is 2, and that's a whole number, and the aquare root of 49 is 7, that's a whole number too, and -3 is an interger.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:40pm
What you dont know is what a rational/irrational number is.

Review those definitions, and you have it, then order them

http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0876704.html

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**Dawn**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:42pm
All the whole numbers are rational because they can be written as a fraction, and irrational are the ones that can't be written as fractions. I understand that part.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:48pm
Ok,then say so as the problem dictates, you have done everything except order them least to greatest

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**Dawn**, Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 6:56pm
Okay.

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