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Absolute Values

In this worksheet, students understand the meaning of the absolute value of a number.

'Absolute Values' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Place Value for All Numbers

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Worksheet Overview

The absolute value or modulus of a number is its distance away from zero.

 

 

So 6 is 6 away from 0 and we write |6| = 6 and we say mod 6 = 6

And -8 is 8 away from 0 and we write |-8| = 8 and we say mod -8 = 8

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