# Worksheet: Ordering Integers with Absolute Values

Q1:

Order the following from greatest to least: .

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q2:

Order the following from least to greatest: .

• A
• B
• C
• D

Q3:

If , , and , write the variables in order from the one with least absolute value to the one with greatest absolute value.

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q4:

The temperatures in a city on 3 consecutive days were , , and . Order the temperatures from lowest to highest.

• A , ,
• B , ,
• C , ,
• D , ,
• E , ,

Q5:

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

 Transaction Date Amount A B C D E March 8 March 10 March 11 March 12 March 14 + 4 8 . 5 6 − 1 2 4 . 4 5 − 3 6 2 . 1 2 + 4 2 2 . 4 9 − 5 4 . 0 0

Which transaction involved the largest amount of money?

• AB
• BA
• CC
• DD

Q6:

The following table shows the elevations of three cities.

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

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

Q7:

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

 Player Score Matthew Daniel Benjamin 5 − 2 − 4

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

• BMatthew, Benjamin, Daniel
• CMatthew, Daniel, Benjamin
• DDaniel, Benjamin, Matthew
• EBenjamin, Daniel, Matthew

Q8:

Order these numbers from least to greatest.

• A0, , 19, ,
• B , , 0, , 19
• C19, , , 0,
• D , 0, , , 19
• E19, , 0, ,

Q9:

A teacher asked their students to order the numbers , , , and 2 from greatest to least. Jacob ordered them as , 2, , and , while Anthony ordered them as , , 2, and . Who ordered them correctly?

• AAnthony
• BJacob

Q10:

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, ,

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
Algiers Algeria 0
Amsterdam The Netherlands
Taipei Taiwan 5

Which of these locations is farthest from sea level?

• AAmsterdam, the Netherlands
• BTaipei, Taiwan
• CHavana, Cuba
• DLake Frome, Australia
• EAlgiers, Algeria

Q12:

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

 Location Elevation (in metres) Location 1 Location 2 Location 3 4 1 4 − 1 1 2 − 1 2

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