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Before we get into comparing numbers, let's do some practice with finding negative numbers on a number line.

Let's find -3 on the number line:

number line with -3 highlighted

Let's find -1.4 on the number line:

number line with -1.4 highlighted

Let's find -5/2 on the number line:

number line with -5/2 highlighted


YOUR TURN:

Find these on the number line:

-2       -3.1      -7/3      -0.2