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Inequalities - Level 5

Show how inequalities can be represented with number line diagrams and graphs.

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This is Level 5. Match the statements with the corresponding diagrams. A solid circle indicates inclusion.

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x > 2

x < -2, x > 2

x ≥ -2

x < -2

-2 < x ≤ 2

x ≤ 2

x ≥ 2

x ≤ -2, x > 2

x < 2

-2 ≤ x < 2

x ≤ -2

x > -2

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Level 1 - Comparing positive integers

Level 2 - Comparing positive and negative decimal numbers

Level 3 - Comparing positive and negative fractions

Level 4 - Comparing metric measures

Level 5 - Matching statements to number line diagrams.

Level 6 - Solving linear inequalities.

Level 7 - Solving linear two part inequalities.

Level 8 - Matching statements to graphs.

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The following diagram represents -3 < x ≤ 4

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Notice that -3 is not included but 4 is

 

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