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Lesson: Ordering Integers with Absolute Values

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Worksheet • 12 Questions • 2 Videos

Q1:

Arrange the following in descending order: 6 , 1 8 , 1 0 , 1 , | 1 6 | .

  • A 1 8 , 1 6 , 6 , 1 , 1 0
  • B 1 0 , 1 , 6 , 1 6 , 1 8
  • C 1 8 , 6 , 1 , 1 0 , 1 6
  • D 1 6 , 1 0 , 1 , 6 , 1 8

Q2:

Arrange the following in ascending order: 1 , 1 2 , 1 8 , | 5 | , 4 , 1 9 .

  • A 1 9 , 1 8 , 1 2 , 1 , 4 , | 5 |
  • B 1 8 , 1 9 , 1 2 , 1 , 4 , | 5 |
  • C 1 8 , 1 9 , 1 , 1 2 , | 5 | , 4
  • D 1 8 , 1 9 , 1 2 , 1 , | 5 | , 4

Q3:

If 𝑎 = 2 0 , 𝑏 = 2 , and 𝑐 = 1 3 , write the variables in order from the one with least absolute value to the one with greatest absolute value.

  • A 𝑏 , 𝑐 , 𝑎
  • B 𝑐 , 𝑏 , 𝑎
  • C 𝑎 , 𝑐 , 𝑏
  • D 𝑎 , 𝑏 , 𝑐
  • E 𝑏 , 𝑎 , 𝑐

Q4:

The temperatures in a city on 3 consecutive days were 1 2 F , 0 F , and 1 5 F . Order the temperatures from lowest to highest.

  • A 1 5 F , 1 2 F , 0 F
  • B 0 F , 1 5 F , 1 2 F
  • C 0 F , 1 2 F , 1 5 F
  • D 1 2 F , 0 F , 1 5 F
  • E 1 2 F , 1 5 F , 0 F

Q5:

The table shows Nader’s bank account summary of last week.

Transaction A B C D E
Date March 8 March 10 March 11 March 12 March 14
Amount

Which transaction involved the largest amount of money?

  • AD
  • BA
  • CC
  • DB

Q6:

The following table shows the elevations of three cities.

City Brawley Florida Calipatria
Elevation 3 4 . 1 m 105.2 m 5 4 . 9 m

Arrange these cities from closest to farthest from sea level.

  • ABrawley, Calipatria, Florida
  • BCalipatria, Brawley, Florida
  • CFlorida, Calipatria, Brawley
  • DFlorida, Brawley, Calipatria
  • EBrawley, Florida, Calipatria

Q7:

The following table shows the scores of three friends playing a game.

Player Sameh Adam Maged
Score 5

Order the players according to the absolute value of their scores from lowest to highest.

  • AAdam, Maged, Sameh
  • BMaged, Adam, Sameh
  • CSameh, Maged, Adam
  • DSameh, Adam, Maged
  • EAdam, Sameh, Maged

Q8:

Order these numbers from least to greatest.

  • A 2 0 , 0, | 5 | , | 1 5 | , 19
  • B19, | 5 | , 0, | 1 5 | , 2 0
  • C 2 0 , | 1 5 | , 0, | 5 | , 19
  • D19, | 1 5 | , | 5 | , 0, 2 0
  • E0, | 5 | , 19, | 1 5 | , 2 0

Q9:

A teacher asked their students to order the numbers | 1 5 | , 3 , | 5 | , and 2 from greatest to least. Bassem ordered them as 3 , 2, | 5 | , and | 1 5 | , while Shady ordered them as | 1 5 | , | 5 | , 2, and 3 . Who ordered them correctly?

  • ABassem
  • BShady

Q10:

Order these numbers from least to greatest according to their absolute value.

  • A0, 8, 1 4 , 18, 2 2
  • B18, 8, 0, 1 4 , 2 2
  • C 2 2 , 1 4 , 0, 8, 18
  • D 2 2 , 18, 1 4 , 8, 0
  • E0, 8, 18, 1 4 , 2 2

Q11:

The table below shows the elevation with respect to sea level of some locations in the world.

Location Country Elevation
Havana Cuba 4
Lake Frome Australia 6
Algiers Algeria 0
Amsterdam The Netherlands 4
Taipei Taiwan 5

Which of these locations is farthest from sea level?

  • ALake Frome, Australia
  • BAlgiers, Algeria
  • CTaipei, Taiwan
  • DHavana, Cuba
  • EAmsterdam, the Netherlands

Q12:

Sherif went for a hike in the woods. He found three possible places, shown in the table below, where he can set up camp.

Location Location 1 Location 2 Location 3
Elevation (in metres)

Order these locations from closest to farthest from sea level.

  • ALocation 3, Location 2, Location 1
  • BLocation 1, Location 3, Location 2
  • CLocation 1, Location 2, Location 3
  • DLocation 2, Location 1, Location 3
  • ELocation 3, Location 1, Location 2
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