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### Unit 7: Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Comparing numbers and distance from zero

# Placing absolute values on the number line

Learn how to place | - 27 |, -17, -28, and 22.4 on the number line.

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• This video allows you to get Inf energy points with a glitch lol
• I have noticed a thing.
a physics video(I am 6th grade)= 9 minute video
a math video(6th grade) = 2 or 1 minute video
Why is it so? Can anyone answer me?
(BTW) I know that this is out of context, and I maybe dumb, but I am just curious)
• There are also different ways to explain concepts and procedures. But as Kim said, math and physics are a bit different, so I wouldn't worry if one is 2 min and another one is 9 min..find the one that makes sense to you.
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• I still don't understand why negative numbers have less value if they are at the same distance as 0
• They are less then zero, lets say that I hade 2 cookies, my friend ate them and said Give me another one. I would be in debt of 1 cookie, or I had -1 cookies. Think of it as zero minus a number.
• brrrrrrr skibidi dob dob dob ddob yes yes yes skibidi dib skibidid dobba da dobba da brrrrrrrrrrrrrr yes yes yes yes dob dob dob
• I think you had a stroke my guy.
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• the fact that this got so much attention, by just spamming the keyboard is hilarious.
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• So basiclly ur turning neg. and pos. into their opposites?
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• Yep exactaly good job
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• i wonder why -27 is just 27 but it has the negative symbol on it ?