# Comparing Rational Numbers Using a Number Line

Skill:

Compare and order rational numbers with and without models.

# Comparing Rational Numbers Using a Number Line

Compare rational numbers using a number line in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

What are the similarities between the numbers -5 and 5? What are the differences?

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### Open-ended question 2

If two numbers are positive, how can we tell which one is greater?

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### Open-ended question 3

If two numbers are negative, how can we tell which one is greater?

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