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0 < 45 ᭤ 7. 101 > 87 ᭤ 11. 107 > 0 13. Do the inequalities 21 < 30 and 30 > 21 express the same order relation? 8. 245 > 158 12. 815 < 928 Yes Quick Quiz Place the correct symbol, Ͻ or Ͼ, between the two numbers. 1. 6857 OBJECTIVE B 8675 6857 < 8675 2. 36,294 32,694 36,294 > 32,694 To write whole numbers in words and in standard form For Exercises 14 to 17, name the place value of the digit 3. ᭤ 14. 83,479 Thousands 15. 3,491,507 Millions ᭤ 16. 2,634,958 Ten-thousands 17. 76,319,204 Hundred-thousands 20.

The three dots mean that the list continues on and on and that there is no largest whole number. Just as distances are associated with the markings on the edge of a ruler, the whole numbers can be associated with points on a line. This line is called the number line. The arrow on the number line below indicates that there is no largest whole number. 0 Instructor Note One of the main pedagogical features of this text is paired examples such as those that occur in the box below. The example in the left column is worked completely.

In this case, we will round to the 28,000 nearest thousand. Then add. The sum 22,347 ϩ 5896 is approximately 28,000. Knowing this, you would know that 131,757,912 is much too large and is therefore incorrect. To estimate the sum of two numbers, first round each whole number to the same place value and then add. Compare this answer with the calculator’s answer. 2 OBJECTIVE B • Addition of Whole Numbers 11 To solve application problems © Alan Schein Photography/Corbis To solve an application problem, first read the problem carefully.