Posted by **Ellisyn Noelle** on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7:39pm.

Two integers A and B are graphed on a number line. If A is less than B, is |A| always less than |B|?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7:42pm
no

use and example,

let A = -5 and B = -10

clearly B < A

but |B| > |A|

It is only true if both A and B ≥ 0

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**Ellisyn Noelle**, Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 7:47pm
Thank you! I understand it now :)

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