# Things to Do with Real Numbers Exercises

### Example 1

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

2 __ 3

### Example 2

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

|-4.5| __ -5

### Example 3

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

-3 __ -2

### Example 4

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

|-17.2| __ 17.2

### Example 5

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

-(-π) __ π

### Example 6

Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

-4 __ -89

### Example 7

Suppose *n* is a negative number and *p* is a positive number. Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

*n __ p *

### Example 8

Suppose *n* is a negative number. Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

*n* __ 0

### Example 9

Suppose *p* is a positive number. Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

*p* __ 0

### Example 10

Suppose *p* is a positive number. Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

|*p*| __ *p *

### Example 11

Suppose *n* is a negative number. Fill in the blank with <, >, or =.

|*n*| __ *n *