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# Unit 5: Negative numbers

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Negative numbers are a necessary part of our understanding of mathematics and the world. Negative does not mean "bad." It's just changing the same amount, but in the opposite direction, like getting cooler instead of warmer. Absolute value tells us the amount of the change without the direction.### Practice

- Negative numbers on the number lineGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
- Interpreting negative numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

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- Negative symbol as oppositeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Number oppositesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

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- Negative decimals on the number lineGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
- Negative fractions on the number lineGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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- Compare rational numbers using a number lineGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Compare rational numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
- Writing numerical inequalitiesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

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- Ordering small negative numbersGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
- Ordering rational numbersGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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- Meaning of absolute valueGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Finding absolute valuesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!

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- Compare and order absolute valuesGet 5 of 7 questions to level up!
- Comparing absolute values challengeGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!
- Interpreting absolute valueGet 3 of 4 questions to level up!

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