<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url=/nojavascript/">
Dismiss
Skip Navigation
You are viewing an older version of this Concept. Go to the latest version.

Sets and Symbols

%
Progress
Practice Sets and Symbols
Practice
Progress
%
Practice Now
Real Number Comparisons
Loading... 

Vocabulary

inequality

inequality

An inequality is a mathematical statement that relates expressions that are not necessarily equal by using an inequality symbol. The inequality symbols are <, >, \le, \ge and \ne.
Integer

Integer

The integers consist of all natural numbers, their opposites, and zero. Integers are numbers in the list ..., -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3...
Irrational Number

Irrational Number

An irrational number is a number that can not be expressed exactly as the quotient of two integers.
Natural Numbers

Natural Numbers

The natural numbers are the counting numbers and consist of all positive, whole numbers. The natural numbers are the numbers in the list 1, 2, 3... and are often referred to as positive integers.
number line

number line

A number line is a line on which numbers are marked at intervals. Number lines are often used in mathematics to show mathematical computations.
rational number

rational number

A rational number is a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers, with the denominator not equal to zero.
Real Number

Real Number

A real number is a number that can be plotted on a number line. Real numbers include all rational and irrational numbers.

Image Attributions

Explore More

Sign in to explore more, including practice questions and solutions for Sets and Symbols.

Reviews

Please wait...
Please wait...

Original text