LINR 2 | Lesson 1 | Explore (Absolute Value)

Exploring Absolute Value

The absolute value of a number is the number’s distance away from zero.

Consider the values -2, 2, 1, -1, and 4, -4.    Place these numbers on the number-line.  What do you notice?   Can you come up with a generalization, for example given \(a\) and \(-a\)?


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