# Write a compound inequality that represents the following phrase? all real numbers that are between negative 5 and 3.

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Feb 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

If a number is between -5 and 3, I always think of setting up the inequality exactly so (an x between a -5 and 3):

From here, put in the proper inequality symbols. X is larger than -5, so:

X is smaller than 3, so: