Absolute Value of a Number

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Lesson Description:

Learn what absolute value of a number means and how to compute absolute value problems.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is absolute value?
  • How do you find the absolute value of a number?
  • What is |-4|?
  • What is the absolute value fo -4?
  • What does absolute value mean on a number line?
  • Why can't absolute value be negative?
  • How is absolute value like distance?
  • What is |-2|?
  • What is the absolute value of 3?
  • What is the absolute value of -1/2?
  • What is |5.6|?
  • What is |0|?
  • How do you find the absolute value of an expression?
  • How do you find |5 - 2|?
  • How do you find |3 * 7|?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson is a good basic introduction to absolute value. Several example problems are shown and the absolute value is found for each problem. The concept of absolute value is also explained on a number line. This is a great place to start when first learning about absolute value.
  • apsgl

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    She explained this topic in a very simple and understanble way.