## Additive Inverse and Absolute Value

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Part of video series Absolute Value
Taught by muchomath

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A tutorial on opposites and absolute values of numbers.

• What is the absolute value of a number?
• What is the opposite of a number?
• How is absolute value like distance?
• How do you find the absolute value of an expression?
• How can you find absolute values and opposites using the number line?
• What is an additive inverse?
• What is the opposite or additive inverse of -6?
• What is the absolute value of -8?
• Is |-6| <= -(-6)?
• Is 4 - |-6| < -2 - (-5)?
In this video, you will learn all about opposites of numbers and absolute value of numbers. These concepts are explained using a number line. Several examples are shown in this video, and Professor Perez explains the concept very well.
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