Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number


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1. Solve |17|

2. Which statement is true about the absolute value?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Finding a real number's absolute value can be quite simple once you get the trick of it. In this quiz, you'll solve for absolute value, understand truths about real numbers and identify real numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This absolute value quiz is here for you to test your ability to:

  • Simplify a given real number
  • Solve for absolute value
  • Recognize true statements about absolute value
  • Identify imaginary numbers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information from the lesson on finding absolute value
  • Problem solving - use this information to solve for absolute value
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about absolute value and real numbers
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge yo successfully answer related questions

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more direction, use the lesson called Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain how absolute value bars affect simplifying numbers
  • Define real number
  • Summarize how to find a real number's absolute value