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A negative number is less than a positive number. Think about it this way: a negative number is less than 0. A positive number is greater than 0. Therefore, a negative number must be less than a positive number.

Not necessarily, if the decimal is also negative. eg -4 is not greater than -3.5

A negative number is less than zero.

A negative number is a number whose value is less than zero. It can be an integer or a fraction. A decimal is a way of representing a number in such a way that the place value of each digit is ten times that of the digit to its right. The number may be positive or negative, an integer or a fraction (or mixed).

how do you create a decimal or a mixed number that is either greater or less than any number

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If the decimal is positive, than a negative number is less than 0.

If the decimal is positive, than a negative number is less than 0.

The result is less than the whole number and greater than or equal to the decimal. Unless the whole number is negative in which case the result is greater than the whole number and less than or equal to the decimal.

The long division abstract method works with any number, including numbers that are less than one. The answer will also be a decimal, or if the number is a negative number, than the answer, or quotient will also be negative.

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Positive numbers are greater than negative numbers. Decimals can be either positive or negative.

A negative decimal multiplied by a positive decimal.

That indicates a decimal; a number less than one.

It depends on the signs of the two numbers.The answer is tricky when at least one number is negative because you have to remember that "less than" means "farther to the left on the number line" and NOT "greater in magnitude". E.g. -20 is less than -4 because -20 is farther to the left even though its magnitude (absolute value) is greater.There are four possible cases:Whole number and decimal are both positive: The product is less than the whole number. The decimal reduces the magnitude of the product, so the product is to the left of the whole number on the number line. E.g. 0.5 * 10 = 5, which is less than 10.Whole number positive, decimal negative. The product less than the whole number. A negative times a positive is ALWAYS negative, so regardless of its magnitude the product is to the left of the positive whole number on the number line. E.g. 15 * (-0.2) = -3 and -3 < 15Whole number negative, decimal negative. The product is greater than the whole number. The product is negative but like in Case 1, the magnitude of the product is smaller, so the product is to the right of the whole number on the number line. E.g. (-8) * 0.3 = -2.4 and -8 < -2.4Whole number negative, decimal negative. The product is greater than the whole number. A negative times a negative is positive, and ANY positive number is always greater than any negative number regardless of magnitude. E.g. (-0.25) * (-12) = +3 and -12 < +3

A negative number is less than a positive number. Think about it this way: a negative number is less than 0. A positive number is greater than 0. Therefore, a negative number must be less than a positive number.

A negative number is less than zero.

Not necessarily, if the decimal is also negative. eg -4 is not greater than -3.5

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