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-17 is the smaller number... because - the further away you are from zero - the smaller the number IF it is negative.

-17 is smaller and that is because of the way numbers are defined!

Q: What number has the smaller number -6 or -17 explain why?

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17/6 is an improper fraction. As a mixed number it is written 25/6.

Smaller number is '6'

17 - (-6) = 23 Therefore, the number you have to add to -6 to make 17 is 23.

Expressed as a mixed number, 17/6 is equal to 2 5/6 or two and five sixths.

The two numbers are 6 and 13 so therefore the smaller number is 6

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YEs it is... When a number has a minus than the bigger number is smaller.

The bigger the negative number is, the smaller it is. An example would be the numbers -7, 8, -1, 18, 6, -17. The answer would be 18, 8, 6, -1, -7, -17.

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17-6=11?

729 or 784

5 and five sixth is bigger than 5 and tow thirds but smaller than 6

17/6 is an improper fraction. As a mixed number it is written 25/6.

Smaller number is '6'

17 - (-6) = 23 Therefore, the number you have to add to -6 to make 17 is 23.

6?

Expressed as a mixed number, 17/6 is equal to 2 5/6 or two and five sixths.

The two numbers are 6 and 13 so therefore the smaller number is 6