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Integers & Absolute Value The absolute value of a number is the distance the number is from zero on the number line. Distance is always positive. Think

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  • Integers & Absolute Value

  • Integers & Absolute ValueThe absolute value of a number is the distance the number is from zero on the number line.Distance is always positive. Think of it like driving in a car. You can go North, South, East or West, but you can not go negative miles.

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  • Integers & Absolute Value Absolute value is symbolized using two bars like this:BACK

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  • Thermometers are often used to explain positive and negative numbers.Words like: below, loss, decrease or withdraw mean negative integersWords like: above, gain, increase or deposit mean positive integers.

  • Thermometers are often used to explain positive and negative numbers.Words like: below, loss, decrease or withdraw mean negative integersWords like: above, gain, increase or deposit mean positive integers.

  • Thermometers are often used to explain positive and negative numbers.BACK

  • Mr. 10 below (-10)Words like: below, loss, decrease or withdraw mean negative integers.BACK

  • Mr. +101Words like: above, gain, increase or deposit mean positive integers.

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  • OppositesIn integers opposites add up to zero.+25 + -25 = 0-7 + 7 = 0101 + -101 = 0BACK

  • If an Integer has no sign, it is a positive number.BACK

  • Integers & Absolute ValuePre-AlgebraBACK