# Explore Values on a Number Line

Given any two numbers on a number line, $$a$$ and $$b,$$ where $$a$$ is to the left of $$b$$ as shown below.  What mathematical statements can you make to describe numbers to the left of $$a,$$ numbers between $$a$$ and $$b,$$ and numbers to the right of $$b$$ ?

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