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Comparing absolute values on the number line (Full video)

Khan Academy

Supporting grades: 6

Description: Given, a, b, and c on the number line, Sal determines if statements like | a | < | c | are true. And what I want to do is figure out which is these inequalities are true, given where a, c and b are on the number line. Because the number line, at least the way we've constructed it, it increases from left to right. All right, the next statement, "The absolute value of a is greater than the absolute value of b."

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