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8-71.

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

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

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

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

  1. See (b).

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

  1. See (b).