Comparing and Ordering Integers
Integers are the set of positive whole numbers, their opposites, and zero.
Two numbers that are the same distance from on a number line, but in opposite directions, are opposites.
Find the opposite of .
The opposite of is , or , because and are each three units from , but in opposite directions.
You can compare and order integers by graphing. Numbers increase in value from left to right.
Compare and using , , or .
Since is to the left of on the number line , .
In golf, the person with the lowest score is the winner. Rank the players at the right by ordering their scores from lowest to highest.
Graph the scores on a number line.
From lowest to highest scores, the players are T.Woods, V.Singh, P.Mickelson, E.Els, and R.Goosen.