Posted by **Amanda** on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 8:20pm.

Find the property of the real numbers which will complete the argument below:

1. Zero is not a positive number.

2. Choose x as the smallest number.

3. The ________ property tells us that _________.

4. Therefore, between x and 0 there will be a third number, smaller than x.

5. Call this new number x and return to step 2.

6. We never find a smallest number and we never arrive at 0.