   Chapter 1.2, Problem 73E

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

In Exercises 73-78, suppose that a and b are real numbers other than zero and that a > b. State whether the inequality is true or false for all real numbers a and b.73. b − a > 0

To determine

To check: Whether the statement ba>0 is true or false.

Explanation

Given:

The numbers a and b are real other than zero with the inequality a>b .

Calculation:

The given statement is,

ba>0

Subtract b from both sides of above inequality.

bab>0ba>b

Multiply 1 on the both sides of above inequality.

(1)a>(1)

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