Unit 3, Lesson 7# Ordering Integers and Other Rational Numbers

EngageNY 45 min(s)

Students write, interpret, and explain statements of order for rational numbers in the real world. Students recognize that if a < b, then -a > -b f because a number and its opposite are equal distances from zero. Students also recognize that moving along the horizontal number line to the right means the numbers are increasing. Guess My Integer and Guess My Rational Number For this verbal warm-up exercise, students arrive at a rational number based on parameters provided by the teacher and their own questioning.