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Us mathematical symbols to write an inequality that compares -2 and -9

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-2 > -9

Step-by-step explanation:

Inequalities represent values by comparing their size to other numbers.

Negative Numbers

While positive 9 might be larger than positive 2, remember that negative numbers work in the opposite way. -9 is more negative than -2, thus it is smaller. Another way to think about it is that -9 is further below 0 than -2.

Inequality Symbols

There are 2 main inequality symbol < (less than) and > (greater than). The symbol opens to the side of the larger number. Because we know that -2 is greater than -9, we can make the inequality -2 > -9.
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-2 > -9

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-9 < -2

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