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# Unit: Negative numbers

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## Intro to negative numbers

Practice
Interpreting negative numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Negative numbers on the number lineGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

## Negative decimals & fractions on the number line

Practice
Negative decimals on the number lineGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Rational numbers on the number lineGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

## Number opposites

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Number oppositesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

#### Quiz 1

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## Comparing negative numbers

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Ordering small negative numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Ordering negative numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Compare rational numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Negative numbers, variables, number lineGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Writing numerical inequalitiesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

#### Quiz 2

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## Negative symbol as opposite

Practice
Negative symbol as oppositeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Number opposites challengeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

## Absolute value

Practice
Finding absolute valuesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Compare and order absolute valuesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
Comparing absolute values challengeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
Interpreting absolute valueGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

#### Quiz 3

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## Coordinate plane

#### Quiz 4

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#### Unit test

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### About this unit

Negative numbers are a necessary part of our understanding of mathematics and the world. The idea of anything "negative" is often seen as "bad." Negative numbers are not only good, but they're fun! Walk through this tutorial with us and we'll show you how they are defined, interpreted, and applied. Absolute value is a type of negative number that is expressed as a positive. Confused? Don't be. We got your back.