In this worksheet, we will practice evaluating numerical expressions containing absolute values and using this to solve word problems.

**Q1: **

Evaluate .

**Q2: **

Evaluate .

**Q3: **

Given that , what is the value of ?

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Q4: **

State whether the following is true or false: is equal to the absolute value of .

- Afalse
- Btrue

**Q5: **

.

**Q6: **

What is the absolute value of 0?

**Q8: **

Can the absolute value of a number ever be a negative number?

- Ano
- Byes

**Q9: **

Maged and Bassem both weigh 78 kg. Maged would like to gain weight, while Bassem wants to lose weight. They decide to go on a diet. After one month, Maged weighs 81 kg and Bassem 73 kg.

What are Maged’s and Bassem’s changes in weight?

- AMaged: kg, Bassem: kg
- BMaged: kg, Bassem: kg
- CMaged: kg, Bassem: kg
- DMaged: kg, Bassem: kg
- EMaged: kg, Bassem: kg

Who had the larger change in weight?

- ABassem
- BIt was the same for both.
- CMaged

**Q10: **

Given that , what is the value of ?

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Q11: **

Evaluate .