Worksheet: Ordering Integers with Absolute Values
In this worksheet, we will practice ordering integers that include absolute value and using that to solve real-world problems.
A teacher asked their students to order the numbers , , , and 2 from greatest to least. Bassem ordered them as , 2, , and , while Shady ordered them as , , 2, and . Who ordered them correctly?
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 1, Location 2
- BLocation 1, Location 2, Location 3
- CLocation 2, Location 1, Location 3
- DLocation 3, Location 2, Location 1
- ELocation 1, Location 3, Location 2
If , , and , write the variables in order from the one with least absolute value to the one with greatest absolute value.
The following table shows the elevations of three cities.
Arrange these cities from closest to farthest from sea level.
- ABrawley, Florida, Calipatria
- BFlorida, Calipatria, Brawley
- CFlorida, Brawley, Calipatria
- DBrawley, Calipatria, Florida
- ECalipatria, Brawley, Florida
The following table shows the scores of three friends playing a game.
Order the players according to the absolute value of their scores from lowest to highest.
- AAdam, Sameh, Maged
- BSameh, Maged, Adam
- CSameh, Adam, Maged
- DAdam, Maged, Sameh
- EMaged, Adam, Sameh
Order these numbers from least to greatest according to their absolute value.
- A0, 8, 18, ,
- B , , 0, 8, 18
- C , 18, , 8, 0
- D0, 8, , 18,
- E18, 8, 0, ,
Order these numbers from least to greatest.
- A0, , 19, ,
- B , , 0, , 19
- C19, , , 0,
- D , 0, , , 19
- E19, , 0, ,
The table shows Nader’s bank account summary of last week.
|Date||March 8||March 10||March 11||March 12||March 14|
Which transaction involved the largest amount of money?
The table below shows the elevation with respect to sea level of some locations in the world.
Which of these locations is farthest from sea level?
- AAmsterdam, the Netherlands
- BTaipei, Taiwan
- CHavana, Cuba
- DLake Frome, Australia
- EAlgiers, Algeria
The temperatures in a city on 3 consecutive days were , , and . Order the temperatures from lowest to highest.
- A , ,
- B , ,
- C , ,
- D , ,
- E , ,