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If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following point

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If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following points on the number line to the left has the greatest absolute value?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

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Re: If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following point  [#permalink]

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If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following points on the number line to the left has the greatest absolute value?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

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Absolute value of (-3) = 3 (MAXIMUM)
Absolute value of (-2) = 2
Absolute value of (-1) = 1


Answer: option A
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New post 15 Mar 2017, 13:08
out of the all 5 points the greatest possible absolute value will be for those point which is most far away from 0
as we can see clearly that point A is most farther so it is the correct answer
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If the figure provided is drawn to scale, which of the following points on the number line to the left has the greatest absolute value?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E


We must remember the absolute value measures the distance from zero. Thus, we are looking for the point on the number line that is farthest away from zero. We see that that point is point A.

Answer: A
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