# Worksheet: Finding the Absolute Value of Numbers

Q1:

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Q2:

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Q3:

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Q4:

What is the absolute value of 0?

Q5:

Evaluate .

Q6:

Evaluate .

Q7:

The temperature inside a house is , while the temperature outside the house is . If we represent these temperatures by integers, which has the greater absolute value?

• Athe temperature inside the house
• Bthe temperature outside the house

Q8:

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Q9:

Evaluate the value of the following: .

Q10:

Calculate .

Q11:

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Q12:

Find .

Q13:

Calculate .

• A
• B84
• C5
• D

Q14:

Calculate .

Q15:

Fill in the blanks: .

Q16:

Calculate .

Q17:

Calculate .

Q18:

Calculate .

Q19:

Given that , what is the value of ?

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q20:

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

• Afalse
• Btrue

Q21:

On Wednesday, Pamela deposited \$27 in her account. On Thursday, she withdrew \$30. If you represent both of these situations by integers, which has the higher absolute value?

• Awithdrawing \$30
• Bdepositing \$27

Q22:

Adam and Edward are playing a board game. Adam’s token moved 3 squares back, while Edward’s token moved 2 squares forward. By representing the movements of the tokens as integers, which has the greater absolute value?

• Amoving back 3
• Bmoving forward 2