Math
posted by Donald
Hello I need to ask a question. This is all new to me as we are just learning this in school.
How would I write an inequality with 197 and 110?
I have never done this before. Can you please help me?

Ms. Sue
197 < 110

bobpursley
197<110
Think about the number line, and where you would place those numbers. More negative always means less... 
Donald
Hello Mr. Bobpursley and Ms. Sue are you saying that when 197 is on the number line on the negative side that it would be always less than a number that is before the number 197? Please advise.

Donald
Or do you mean the greater the negative number the less it is regarding the number in front of it?

Ms. Sue
Think of it like owing money. If you owe $197, you'll have less money than if you owe $110.

Donald
Hello Ms. Sue that makes sense so 197 is less than 110?

Ms. Sue
Yes.

Donald
Thank you Ms. Sue and Mr. Bobpursley :)

Ms. Sue
You're welcome.
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