Common Core: 8th Grade Math : Compare the Size of Irrational Numbers and Place them on a Number Line: CCSS.Math.Content.8.NS.A.2

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Example Question #1 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

1

Possible Answers:

M

K

J

L

Correct answer:

L

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we can think of perfect squares around 

This means that  has to be between  and  on the number line, but closer to  because  is closer to  than . Based on the number line provided, point L is the best representation of 

Example Question #2 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

1

Possible Answers:

C

D

A

B

Correct answer:

C

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to know what number the symbol  represents:

 

We are looking for a point on the number line that is between  and , but much closer to . Based on the number line provided, point C is the best representation of 

Example Question #3 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

 1

Possible Answers:

D

A

B

C

Correct answer:

A

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to know what number  represents:

 

We are looking for a point on the number line that is between  and , about right between them. Based on the number line provided, point A is the best representation of 

Example Question #4 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

 1

Possible Answers:

D

C

B

A

Correct answer:

B

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to know what number  represents:

We are looking for a point on the number line that is on . Based on the number line provided, point B is the best representation of 

Example Question #5 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

1

Possible Answers:

D

A

B

C

Correct answer:

D

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to know what number  represents:

We are looking for a point on the number line that is on . Based on the number line provided, point D is the best representation of 

Example Question #6 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

1

Possible Answers:

E

F

G

H

Correct answer:

E

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we can think of perfect squares around 

This means that  has to be between  and  on the number line. Based on the number line provided, point E is the best representation of 

Example Question #7 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

 1

Possible Answers:

F

G

E

H

Correct answer:

F

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we can think of perfect squares around 

This means that  has to be between  and  on the number line. Based on the number line provided, point F is the best representation of 

Example Question #8 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

 1

Possible Answers:

G

E

H

F

Correct answer:

G

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we first need to know what number  represents:

We are looking for a point on the number line that is on . Based on the number line provided, point G is the best representation of 

Example Question #2 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

 1

Possible Answers:

G

H

E

F

Correct answer:

H

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we can think of perfect squares around 

This means that  has to be between  and  on the number line, but closer to  because  is closer to  than . Based on the number line provided, point H is the best representation of 

Example Question #3 : Compare The Size Of Irrational Numbers And Place Them On A Number Line: Ccss.Math.Content.8.Ns.A.2

Which point on the number line best represents 

1

Possible Answers:

J

K

L

I

Correct answer:

I

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we can think of perfect squares around 

This means that  has to be between  and  on the number line, but closer to  because  is closer to  than . Based on the number line provided, point I is the best representation of 

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