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3 –2 –1 0 1 2 3 4 5 –3 –2 –1 0 1 2 3 4 5 Figure 1-8 EXAMPLE 5 Graph all real numbers x such that x Ͻ Ϫ3 or x Ͼ 1. Solution e SELF CHECK 5 The graph of all real numbers less than Ϫ3 includes all points on the number line that are to the left of Ϫ3. The graph of all real numbers greater than 1 includes all points that are to the right of 1. The two graphs are shown in Figure 1-9. ) ( –5 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 1 2 3 –5 –4 –3 –2 –1 0 1 2 3 Figure 1-9 Graph all real numbers x such that x Ͻ Ϫ1 or x Ͼ 0. Use parentheses.

6 is an integer. 21. 22. 23. 25. 1 20. 2 is a natural number. 21 is a prime number. No prime number is an even number. 24. Ϫ3 Ͻ Ϫ2 8 Ͼ Ϫ2 26. 0 Ϫ11 0 Ն 10 9 Յ 0 Ϫ9 0 Place an appropriate symbol in each box to make the statement true. 27. 3 ϩ 7 10 29. 0 Ϫ2 0 2 3 1 2 ϭ 7 7 7 30. 4 ϩ 8 11 28. VOCABULARY AND CONCEPTS Fill in the blanks. 35. To write a number in prime-factored form, we write it as the product of numbers. 36. If the numerator of a fraction is less than the denominator, the fraction is called a fraction.

1 1 5ؒ3 ϭ 1ؒ5ؒ3 Divide out the common factors of 3 and 5. ϭ1 1ؒ1 1ؒ1ؒ1 1 1 e SELF CHECK 3 Multiply: 5 9 7 ؒ 10 . 2 Fractions 17 EXAMPLE 4 TRAVEL Out of 36 students in a history class, three-fourths have signed up for a trip to Europe. If there are 28 places available on the flight, will there be room for one more student? Solution We first find three-fourths of 36. 3 3 36 ؒ 36 ϭ ؒ 4 4 1 3 ؒ 36 ϭ 4ؒ1 3ؒ4ؒ9 ϭ 4ؒ1 Write 36 as 36 1. Multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators. To simplify, factor the numerator.

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