## Make Connections

## Performance Task

# Ways of Thinking: Make Connections

Take notes about how to determine the absolute value of a number and when to use the absolute value of a number.

## Hint:

As students present, ask questions such as:

- How can a number line be used to solve the problem?
- In what types of situations is it best to use the absolute value of a number?
- In what types of situations is it best to use a negative number?