Monday Assignment

Write a story related to the points shown in each graph. Be sure to include a statement relating the numbers graphed on the number line to their order.

Tuesday Assignment Problem Set

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For each of the relationships described below, write an inequality that relates the rational numbers.

- Seven feet below sea level is farther below sea level than feet below sea level.
- Sixteen degrees Celsius is warmer than zero degrees Celsius.
- Three and one-half yards of fabric is less than five and one-half yards of fabric.
- A loss ofin the stock market is worse than a gain of in the stock market.
- A test score of is worse than a test score of , and a test score of is worse than a test score of .
- In December, the total snowfall was inches, which is more than the total snowfall in October and November, which was inches and inches, respectively.

For each of the following, use the information given by the inequality to describe the relative position of the numbers on a horizontal number line.

Fill in the blanks with numbers that correctly complete each of the statements.

- Three integers between and
- Three rational numbers between and
- Three rational numbers between and

Three integers between and

Wednesday

For each of the following two quantities in Problems 1–4, which has the greater magnitude? (Use absolute value to defend your answers.) 1. 33 dollars and −52 dollars

2. −14 feet and 23 feet

3. −24.6 pounds and −24.58 pounds

4. −111 4

degrees and 11 degrees

For Problems 5–7, answer true or false. If false, explain why. 5. The absolute value of a negative number will always be a positive number.

6. The absolute value of any number will always be a positive number.

7. Positive numbers will always have a higher absolute value than negative numbers.

8. Write a word problem whose solution is |20| = 20.

9. Write a word problem whose solution is |−70| = 70.

10. Look at the bank account transactions listed below, and determine which has the greatest impact on the account balance. Explain. a. A withdrawal of $60 b. A deposit of $55 c. A withdrawal of $58.50

Thursday

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- Micah and Joel each have a set of five rational numbers. Although their sets are not the same, their sets of numbers have absolute values that are the same. Show an example of what Micah and Joel could have for numbers. Give the sets in order and the absolute values in order.

Enrichment Extension: Show an example where Micah and Joel both have positive and negative numbers. - For each pair of rational numbers below, place each number in the Venn diagram based on how it compares to the other.