# Comparing and ordering rational numbers

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Comparing and ordering rational numbers

Warm Up 2) Identify all sets to which each number belongs. 1). 7 8
1) 2). -45 3) 4) 5). Simplify the following fraction: Rational number Rational number, integer Rational number Rational number, integer, whole number π ππ

Comparing and Ordering Rational Numbers
Comparing Fractions Comparing Decimals

Comparing and Ordering Fractions

< > > > = > Β½, 2/3, 5/6 3/8, 2/3, 3/4
Replace with >, <, or =. < > > > = > Β½, 2/3, 5/6 3/8, 2/3, 3/4

Comparing and Ordering Decimals
To compare decimals, line up the decimal points and compare the digits from left to right until you find different digits. Example: ___ the first digit that is different is and 4 6>4 > Practice Use < , > or = to compare. 1) _____ ) ____ 3) _____ ) ____ < < > =

Closure A rational number is always an integer.
Determine whether the following statement is true or false. Explain your reasoning. A rational number is always an integer. False, π π is not a rational number.