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You're about to learn how to find the distance between any two numbers using absolute value.
Take the absolute value of the difference between two numbers to find the distance between tem. For example, |3 - 8| = 5.
Watch as we apply our understanding of absolute value and adding/subtracting negative numbers to solve some word problems.
We're combining several different concepts in this example including absolute value, adding/subtracting negative numbers, number lines, and comparing statements by rewriting expressions. We'll walk you through it.
Use your understanding of absolute value and distance to make some interesting mathematical statements in this conceptual exercise.