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Things to Do with Real Numbers Examples Page 2

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Remember that the absolute value of a number is the number of steps it takes to reach that number from zero. (You can only take one step at a time. We're very impressed that you can jump all the way from 3 to 7 in a single bound, but you're going to have to pull it back a skosh.) |-200| = 200 so, the absolute value of (-200) is greater than 5. Show this as an inequality.


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