Finding the Absolute Value of a Rational Number

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Find the absolute value: |-6|

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1. Find the absolute value: |10 - 34|

2. Find the absolute value: |9/10 - 7/10|

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at how to calculate a number's distance from zero, this quiz will help you gauge your knowledge of the absolute value of rational numbers. You will need to be able to solve absolute value problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will require you to solve absolute value problems involving:

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Fractions
  • Negative numbers

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson on absolute value
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how to find the absolute value of a number and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve absolute value problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about these types of values, review the corresponding lesson called Finding the Absolute Value of a Rational Number. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what a rational number is
  • Understand how rational number can be written
  • Describe the role of the number zero in a number's absolute value
  • Identify how to write absolute values
  • Understand how to calculate the absolute values of a given number
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