How do you put the following numbers #-5, 2, -5.5, 3# on a number line?

1 Answer
Apr 19, 2018

Answer:

See below:

Explanation:

First, here's a number line that goes from #-10# to #10#:
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The numbers that you gave are all on this number line. I'll show you where each one belongs.

#-5# goes right on the #-5# line:
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#2# goes on the #2# line:

And #3# goes on the #3# line:
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#-5.5# is the trickiest one. #-5.5# means #-5 1/2#, so just put it halfway between the #5# and the #6# lines:
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Hopefully this helped!