### Home > CC3 > Chapter 2 > Lesson 2.1.6 > Problem2-58

2-58.

WHICH IS GREATER?

For each Expression Comparison Mat below, simplify and determine which side is greater. 2-58a HW eTool (CPM) and 2-58b HW eTool (CPM). Homework Help ✎

1. Use the expression comparison mat on the eTool below to simplify.
Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool: CC3 2-58a HW eTool.

Refer to the Math Notes box below for help with reading the Expression Comparison Mats.

$1<3$
The right side is greater.

Remove the zero pairs from the bottom and the top regions.

2. Use the expression comparison mat on the eTool below to simplify.
Click the link at right for the full version of the eTool: CC3 2-58b HW eTool.

Refer to the steps in part (a) and the Math Notes box below.