Students will learn how to compare and order absolute values of integers and rationals. Students will also learn how to solve word problems involving the absolute values of integers and rationals. Here's a lesson on solving such word problems, and here's practice.
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Next, give your students this challenge:
2020 Math Kangaroo Levels 5-6 Problem #25 by STEM4all
Conclude by leading this investigation:
Algebra on Rectangles
6.NS.C.7: Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.