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# 1.1 handout - Find the opposite and the reciprocal of each...

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Section 1-1 – Properties of Real Numbers Name: _____________________ REAL NUMBERS Natural Numbers – Whole Numbers – Integers – Rational Numbers – Irrational Numbers – Graphing Numbers on the Number Line 2 3 - , 7 . 1 , 5 1) Compare 25 . 0 and 01 . 0 - 2) Compare 08 . 0 - and 1 . 0 -

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For the number a, the ___________ or _______________ is –a. the sum of opposites is 0. For the number a 1 the ________________ or _________________ is 1 a . the product of reciprocals is 1.
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Unformatted text preview: Find the opposite and the reciprocal of each number: 1) 400 2) 5 1 4 3) 9 4-Properties of Real Numbers Let a, b, and c represent real numbers. Property Addition Multiplication Closure a + b is a real number ab is a real number Commutative Associative Identity Inverse Distributive Absolute Value : |a| = absolute value of a The absolute value of a real number is _______________________....
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## This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course MTH 98 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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