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Class 7 (Old)

Course: Class 7 (Old)>Unit 8

Lesson 2: Comparison of rational numbers

Ordering rational numbers

Learn how to order numbers from least to greatest using a number line. Convert fractions and decimals to mixed numbers or whole numbers, then plot them on the number line. Master this skill by practicing with examples like 7/3, -5/2, 0, -2, -12/4, and -3.25.

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• In the title does the word rational have any impact on ordering
• No. The definition of a rational number is a number that can be turned into a fraction. The opposite, an IRrational number, is a number that cannot be turned into a fraction, like π.
• When will my dad come back?
• never. he has gone out to buy milk and will never come back. sorry for your loss :(
• what does" rational" mean?
• Rational means based on or in agreement with reason or logic.
When referring to math, rational means containing quantities which are expressible, as a ratio of whole numbers.
• is a negative plus a negative, a positive?
• no look at this example (-4+-5=-9) if you want to go back into positive numbers you would have to do this (-4 - -8 = 4)
• I heard in school that zero is a middle number does that still mean it is a number or a middle number
• 0 is a unique integer. It is neither positive or negative. Hope it helps
• bob is no god only god is god
• did he put the negative sign on the 12?
• yeah because a negative times a positive equals a negative.