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Lesson 7: Comparing absolute values

# Placing absolute values on the number line

In this math lesson, we learn to sort values from least to greatest using a number line. We practice with negative numbers, positive numbers, and absolute values. By plotting these values on the number line, we can easily identify their order and improve our understanding of number relationships.

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• 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)
• I think that for the math videos Sal is working through math problems to show a concept and that doesn't take very long, whereas the physics videos are explaining ideas. I'm just guessing, but I hope that helps. :)
• where in PEMDAS is absolute value?
• Absolute value is in the grouping step of order of operations, equivalent to parentheses.

I prefer to use G E MD AS for order of operations.

Grouping
Exponents
Multiplication/Division
• So basiclly ur turning neg. and pos. into their opposites?
• yea just count the spaces
• This video allows you to get Inf energy points with a glitch lol
• What can I compare the "7" and the "8"?
• The explanation is confusing and nothing was said about how to figure out the problem am I missing a instruction video here
• I still don't understand why negative numbers have less value if they are at the same distance as 0