Instructional Activity# Example 2: Expressing Absolute Value as the Length of an Arrow on the Real Number Line

Lesson 2. Unit 2. Grade 7 EngageNY

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This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 2, Unit 2, Grade 7. The teacher models absolute value as the length of an arrow. Students recall that absolute value represents distance. How does absolute value determine the arrow length for -2? Use the number line provided to support your answer.