# Things to Do with Real Numbers Examples

### Example 1

Which is smaller: -200 or 5? |

### Example 2

Which is bigger: the absolute value of -200, or 5? |

### Example 3

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Which is smaller: -200 or 5? |

Which is bigger: the absolute value of -200, or 5? |

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