Posted by **Eliza** on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 5:23am.

How can absolute value help one to understand the size of a quantity? Give an example. I'll appreciate anyone's help thanks. :)

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**Damon**, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 7:35am
If you start at the origin and walk 100 meters right, you go to x = +100 meters

If you start at the origin and walk 100 meters left, you go to x = -100 meters.

In either case you walk 100 meters.

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**Hi**, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 4:18pm
Your MoM

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**malori **, Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:01pm
hi bros

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**Anjy**, Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 7:27pm
You just take the oppistie number for example if you take -6 and have the opposite if that it would be 6

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**stupid**, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 9:20pm
blarglah duh garlswablah

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**Groter**, Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9:50pm
I have no idea....

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