# How do you order the following from least to greatest 7/2, sqrt11, -sqrt16, -3.3, -sqrt5?

Jul 29, 2016

Convert all of the radicals into decimal form.

#### Explanation:

$\sqrt{11} \approx 3.317$

$- \sqrt{16} = - 4$

$- \sqrt{5} \approx - 2.236$

The numbers, in order, are:

$- \sqrt{16} , - 3.3 , - \sqrt{5} , \sqrt{11} , \frac{7}{2}$