# Homework P1-1(2)

```Name ___________________________________
Section P1-1: Study Properties of Real Numbers
Fill in the blanks with the correct terms:
1. Real Numbers consist of _________________ numbers and _________________ numbers.
2. Rational Numbers can be written as _______________ of integers and in decimal form they
________________ or __________________.
3. Irrational Numbers CANNOT written as ________________ of integers and in decimal
form they CANNOT ___________________ or _____________________.
Identify the following REAL numbers as RATIONAL or IRRATIONAL:
4. -7.2 ______________
5. √20 _______________
7.
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8. √36 _______________
9.
10. 4.125 ______________
11. – 0.4 _______________
12.
0
6.
12
5
1
9
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π _______________
Order the Real Numbers from Least to Greatest:
3
13. - 4 , 5,
9
2
,- 2 , - 1
14. 6, - √5 , 2.7,- 2 ,
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7
3
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Name the property of real numbers illustrated by each equation.
15. (4 + 9) + 3 = 4 + (9 + 3)
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16. 12&middot; 1 = 12
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17. 8 &middot; 5 = 5 &middot; 8
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18. 4 + (- 4) = 0
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21. (4 &middot; 5) &middot; 8 = 4 &middot; (5 &middot; 8)
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22. 3 &middot; 3 = 1
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Assess each statement as TRUE or FALSE and provide a counterexample, if applicable.
23. The absolute value of a number, n, and the opposite of the same number, n, always results in
the same number.
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24. All square roots are RATIONAL numbers.
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25. The sum or product of two REAL Numbers is always a REAL number.
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What are two ways to solve the following problem? Identify the properties of real numbers
illustrated when possible.
26.
You have a \$100 off coupon for a particular laptop at BEST BUY. There is also a 15% off sale
on all items in the store. Show two ways to determine the final price of the laptop if the original
price is \$600.
27.
Is there a difference in the final price of the laptop with the two methods used? How would
BEST BUY want the final price calculated? How would you want the final price calculated?
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