Absolute Value of Rational Numbers

Understanding and determining the absolute value of numbers. Finding the distance between two points plotted on a number line. Solving real-world problems that involve understanding the absolute value of a number.

Mapped to CCSS Section# 7.NS.A.1b

Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.
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