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Of the five coordinates associated with points A, B, C, D and E on the number line above, which has the greatest absolute value?

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E
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Dear all,

i would check if the answer in OG11, PS quesetion No. 20 is right or not.

it gives 2 choises similar.

any one help
i can't write the question here because it is number line.


There is a typo in your book. The arrow pointing to "E" should point to the value less than 2.

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Of the five coordinates associated with points A, B, C, D and E on the number line above, which has the greatest absolute value?
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

So you can see that A is exactly -2 so |A|=|-2|=2 and E is less than 2, so |E|<2.

Answer: A.

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A is right. Because the question tells for absolute value. And A has the largest absolute value.
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Of the five coordinates associated with points A, B, C, D and E on the number line above, which has the greatest absolute value?
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

So you can see that A is exactly -2 so |A|=|-2|=2 and E is less than 2, so |E|<2.

So, A
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