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8-71.

Use <, >, or = to compare the number pairs below. Homework Help ✎

0.183 ____ 0.18

−13____ −17

0.125 ____

−6____ −4

72%____

−0.25____ −0.05

Notice that 0.18 can also be looked at as 0.180. This may make the numbers easier to compare.

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Although 17 is a larger number, since it is negative, it is farther left on the number line than −13. This means that −13 is larger than −17.

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Converting the fraction into a decimal will make this relationship easier to compare.

See (b).

Converting the fraction into a percent will make this relationship easier to compare.

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See (b).