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Absolute Value

Wanna be an absolute winner in math class? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the concept of absolute value. First you’ll find out the difference between positive and negative integers and what words indicate each. You’ll also discover why distances can never be negative, and what expression is used to denote such a value instead. Plus, see how a number line can help you find a number’s absolute value and find out what two little bars on each side of the number mean. We’re absolutely sure you’ll learn a ton from this movie!

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