# Absolute Value of Integers in Money Statements

Skill:

Contrast statements about absolute values of integers with statements about integer order.

# Absolute Value of Integers in Money Statements

Compare positive and negative bank statements with written descriptions, inequalities, and absolute values.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections. *

### Open-ended question 1

How can a number be closer to 0 and still be greater than another number that is farther from 0?

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### Open-ended question 2

How can a debt be larger than a credit?

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### Open-ended question 3

How do the words “debt” and “credit” relate to the phrase “absolute value”?

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