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Properties of Real Numbers

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A series of free, online Intermediate Algebra Lessons or Algebra II lessons and solutions.
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In this lesson, we will learn

  • how to classify real numbers
  • how to analyze data
  • how to define the properties of real numbers

Introduction to Real Numbers

When analyzing data, graphing equations and performing computations, we are most often working with real numbers. Real numbers are the set of all numbers that can be expressed as a decimal or that are on the number line. Real numbers have certain properties and different classifications, including natural, whole, integers, rational and irrational.
How to classify different types of real numbers.

Properties of Real Numbers

When analyzing data or solving problems with real numbers, it can be helpful to understand the properties of real numbers. These properties of real numbers, including the Associative, Commutative, Multiplicative and Additive Identity, Multiplicative and Additive Inverse, and Distributive Properties, can be used not only in proofs, but in understanding how to manipulate and solve equations.
How to define the properties of real numbers.

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