# algebra compare rational numbers

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compare < > =

1) - 1/7 -6/7
i got : <

2) -3/4 -3/8
i got: <

3) - 1/2 - 2/10
i got : >

4) - 3/4 -1
i got: <

5) - 1/2 - 5/6
i got: <

6) -4/5 -1/3
i got: >

7) 5.2 > -8.3

8) -6.5 > 6.2

9) -4.9 > -4.3

10) 1.09 < -1.90

11) -1.22 < -6.5

12) -10.2 < -10.23

are these correct?

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#2 is 3/4 > 3/8

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so all but #2 is wrong i see what i did now on # 2 and agree should be <
as:
-3/4 becomes -0.75
-3/8 becomes -0.375

so -0.75 < -0.375

right?

im really confused because i posted this question earlier and someone else just replied and said all my answers are wrong. so now im confused if im right or wrong?

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opps sorry i did it again
it should be - 3/4 > -3/8

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so i do have them all wrong?

• algebra compare rational numbers -

From your above ....

opps sorry i did it again
it should be - 3/4 > -3/8

NO!

Your way, (the way your teacher showed you)
-3/4 = -.75
-3/8 = -.375

Now which is farthest to the right, that is the larger, so
-.375 > -.75 or -3/8 > -3/4

My way, the way I showed you in the other post

3/4 ....... 3/8
3/4 > 3/8
-3/4 < - 3/8

• algebra compare rational numbers -

I havent looked at all of them yet, give me a minute and I will, but you definitely don't have them all wrong.

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i had < originally for
- 3/4 < - 3/8 you said wrong

but reiny corrected me said
it is: - 3/4 < - 3/8

im missed class yesterday so i will go in tomorrw early

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are numbers 6-12 negative number?

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no they are mixed

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