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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 π‘Ž = βˆ’ 2 0 , 𝑏 = βˆ’ 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 , π‘Ž , 𝑐
  • B π‘Ž , 𝑐 , 𝑏
  • C π‘Ž , 𝑏 , 𝑐
  • D 𝑏 , 𝑐 , π‘Ž
  • E 𝑐 , 𝑏 , π‘Ž

Q4:

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

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

Q5:

The table shows Mason’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 + 4 8 . 5 6 βˆ’ 1 2 4 . 4 5 βˆ’ 3 6 2 . 1 2 + 4 2 2 . 4 9 βˆ’ 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 Brawley Florida Calipatria
Elevation βˆ’ 3 4 . 1 m 105.2 m βˆ’ 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 Matthew Daniel Benjamin
Score 5 βˆ’ 2 βˆ’ 4

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

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

Q8:

Order these numbers from least to greatest.

  • A0, | 5 | , 19, | βˆ’ 1 5 | , βˆ’ 2 0
  • B βˆ’ 2 0 , | βˆ’ 1 5 | , 0, | 5 | , 19
  • C19, | βˆ’ 1 5 | , | 5 | , 0, βˆ’ 2 0
  • D βˆ’ 2 0 , 0, | 5 | , | βˆ’ 1 5 | , 19
  • E19, | 5 | , 0, | βˆ’ 1 5 | , βˆ’ 2 0

Q9:

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

  • AAnthony
  • BJacob

Q10:

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

  • A0, 8, 18, βˆ’ 1 4 , βˆ’ 2 2
  • B βˆ’ 2 2 , βˆ’ 1 4 , 0, 8, 18
  • C βˆ’ 2 2 , 18, βˆ’ 1 4 , 8, 0
  • D0, 8, βˆ’ 1 4 , 18, βˆ’ 2 2
  • E18, 8, 0, βˆ’ 1 4 , βˆ’ 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 βˆ’ 6
Algiers Algeria 0
Amsterdam The Netherlands βˆ’ 4
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 Location 1 Location 2 Location 3
Elevation (in metres) 4 1 4 βˆ’ 1 1 2 βˆ’ 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