# Between which two integers does -3.4 lie?

Sep 23, 2016

Between -3 and -4.

#### Explanation:

Positive 3.4 lies between 3 and 4 on the number line.
It is more than 3 but less than 4.
3.4 is further from 0 than just 3.

In the same way and because of the symmetrical arrangement of numbers on the number line, -3.4 lies between -3 and -4.
It is smaller than -3, but bigger than -4.

-3.4 is further from 0 than -3.