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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

Can someone explain why -3 3/4 is greater than -3 1/8

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    It is impossible to explain that since it is a false statment

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I mean after you convert it to an improper fraction you will be able to explain it for me

  3. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    no!

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    yes

  5. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    its impossible

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    no its not

  7. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    Place them on a number line and see which one is greater than the other...

  8. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    can you help me explain that

  9. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    <----|---------------|-------> -4 -3

  10. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    negative numbers are in the opposite order to positive numbers ie -100 is smaller than -10

  11. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    i mean can someone help me explain this in sentance form

  12. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    okay we know 3>2 but -2>-3. .75>1.25 so -.75<-.125 so -3.75<-3.1.25

  13. myininaya
    • 5 years ago
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    oops -3.75<-3.125

  14. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    ok i get it now, thanks

  15. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    myin... lol your answer made as much sense as the question :) til you changed it

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