# Comparing and Ordering Integers Absolute Value

Which of the following numbers are INTEGERS?

3.5

12 7½
- 0.625 -¼

¾

0.3
- 10¾

- 100

- 1.8
0

INTEGERS are …
whole numbers,
their opposites,
and zero.

Take a second look …Which of the following numbers are INTEGERS?

3.5 7½ - 100

- 0.625 ¾ - 1.8 0

12
0.3 - 10¾

What’s wrong with … ?
3.5 - 0.625

- 1.8

¾

0.3
- 10¾

What do you remember about comparing and ordering integers?
Positive integers are greater than negative integers. Positive integers are greater than negative or integers. Negative integers are greater than positive integers.

What do you remember about comparing and ordering integers?
All negative integers are greater than zero or Zero Zero is is greater greater than than all all negative negative integers. integers.

What do you remember about comparing and ordering integers?
On a number line, the number to the left is always greater. On a number line the number to the or right is always greater. On a number line, the number to the right is always greater.

Determine the greatest integer in each pair.
5 or -18 -7 or -6 |-3| or -3 -14 or 0 9 or -9 -|-5| or -2

Order the integers from least to greatest. -12, 3, 0, -25 -1, -2, -3, |-4| -|3|, -10, 2, |-3|

Which integer is farther from zero?

- 8 or 8

The distance that an integer is from zero is …

ABSOLUTE VALUE

The symbol that represents absolute
value is |

|.
|0|

|7|

|-10|

|-24|

|55|