ALGEBRA 2, 2012
61

 PAGE: 24 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 61

The absolute value of a number describes the distance of the number from zero.

a.

GEOMETRIC:

Draw a number line.Label the integers from  to .

b.

TABULAR: make a table of the integers on the number line and their distance from zero.

 Integer Distance from zero

c.

GRAPHICAL: Graph of each integer and its distance from zero using the data points in the table.

.

d.

VERBAL: Make a conjecture about the integer and its distance from zero.

For positive integers, the distance from zero is the same as the integer.

For negative integers, the distance is the integer with the opposite sign because distance is always positive.

a.Graph a number line integers from to .

b.Table

 Integer Distance from zero

c.

Graph:

d.

For positive integers, the distance from zero is the same as the integer.

For negative integers, the distance is the integer with the opposite sign because distance is always positive.

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