# Practice Test: Conversions And Integers

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### |10 - 3|

• A.

-7

• B.

10

• C.

3

• D.

7

D. 7
Explanation
The given expression is the absolute value of the difference between 10 and 3. The absolute value of a number is its distance from zero on the number line. In this case, the difference between 10 and 3 is 7, and since the absolute value only considers the distance, the answer is 7.

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• 2.

### |-14| + |5|

• A.

19

• B.

11

• C.

-11

• D.

-19

A. 19
Explanation
The given expression involves finding the absolute value of -14 and adding it to the absolute value of 5. The absolute value of -14 is 14, and the absolute value of 5 is 5. Adding these two values together gives us 19, which is the correct answer.

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• 3.

### What is the opposite of -17?

• A.

-|17|

• B.

-17

• C.

0

• D.

17

D. 17
Explanation
The opposite of a negative number is the positive version of that number. In this case, the opposite of -17 would be 17.

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• 4.

### Which integer is greater than -5?

• A.

-6

• B.

-2

• C.

-7

• D.

-9

B. -2
Explanation
The integer -2 is greater than -5 because it is further to the right on the number line. When comparing negative numbers, the one with the larger absolute value is considered greater. In this case, -2 has a larger absolute value than -5, making it the greater integer.

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• 5.

### Select the statement that is true.

• A.

|-1| < 0

• B.

|-3| = -3

• C.

|14| = |-14|

• D.

None of these statements are true.

C. |14| = |-14|
Explanation
The statement "|14| = |-14|" is true because the absolute value of both 14 and -14 is 14. The absolute value of a number is its distance from zero on the number line, so regardless of the sign, the absolute value of 14 and -14 is the same.

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• 6.

### Complete this comparison:  9 ___ -8

• A.

>

• B.

• C.

=

• D.

Zero

A. >
Explanation
The correct answer is ">". This symbol represents the concept of "greater than". In the given comparison, 9 is greater than -8.

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• 7.

### Complete the comparison:  -6 ____ -7

• A.

• B.

>

• C.

=

• D.

Zero

B. >
Explanation
The symbol ">" represents the greater than operator. In this comparison, -6 is greater than -7.

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• 8.

### Order -5, -7, 4, and 0 from least to greatest.

• A.

0, 4, -5, -7

• B.

-5, -7, 0, 4

• C.

-7, -5, 0, 4

• D.

-7, -5, 4, 0

C. -7, -5, 0, 4
Explanation
The given answer arranges the numbers in ascending order from least to greatest. It starts with the smallest number, -7, followed by -5, then 0, and finally 4.

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• 9.

### ________ is the distance from zero.

absolute value
Explanation
The absolute value is the distance from zero. It represents the magnitude of a number without considering its sign. For example, the absolute value of -5 is 5, and the absolute value of 5 is also 5. Therefore, the answer to the question is "absolute value."

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• 10.

### The ________ of 7 is -7.

opposite
Explanation
The term "opposite" refers to a number that has the same magnitude but opposite sign as another number. In this case, the blank is asking for a word that describes the relationship between a number and its opposite. The opposite of 7 is -7 because they have the same magnitude (absolute value) of 7 but different signs.

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• 11.

### If Trey ran 2 miles and Dave ran 10,400 feet, who ran further?

• A.

Dave

• B.

Trey

• C.

The ran equal distances?

• D.

Option 4

B. Trey
Explanation
Trey ran further than Dave because 2 miles is a greater distance than 10,400 feet.

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• 12.

### How many inches are in 17 yards?

• A.

312

• B.

51

• C.

612

• D.

204

C. 612
Explanation
There are 36 inches in a yard. To convert yards to inches, we multiply the number of yards by 36. Therefore, to find the number of inches in 17 yards, we multiply 17 by 36, which equals 612.

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• 13.

### Choose any that are equal to 9 feet.

• A.

3 yards

• B.

1/3 yards

• C.

324 inches

• D.

108 inches

A. 3 yards
D. 108 inches
Explanation
1 yard is equal to 3 feet, so 3 yards is equal to 9 feet.
1/3 yard is equal to 1 foot, which is not equal to 9 feet.
1 foot is equal to 12 inches, so 324 inches is equal to 27 feet, which is not equal to 9 feet.
1 foot is equal to 12 inches, so 108 inches is equal to 9 feet.

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• 14.

### Select any value equal to 1/4 miles.

• A.

1300 feet

• B.

1320 feet

• C.

1320 yards

• D.

440 yards

• E.

3960 yards

• F.

5280 inches

• G.

15840 inches

B. 1320 feet
D. 440 yards
G. 15840 inches
Explanation
The correct answer is 1320 feet, 440 yards, and 15840 inches. These values are equal to 1/4 miles. There are 5280 feet in a mile, so 1/4 of that is 1320 feet. Similarly, there are 1760 yards in a mile, so 1/4 of that is 440 yards. Lastly, there are 63360 inches in a mile, so 1/4 of that is 15840 inches.

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• 15.

### Select those that have a value of 5.

• A.

|5|

• B.

|-5|

• C.

|10-5|

• D.

-|5|

• E.

-|2 + 3|

• F.

|3 - 2|

• G.

|14 - 9|

A. |5|
B. |-5|
C. |10-5|
G. |14 - 9|
Explanation
The given answer includes all the options that have a value of 5. These are |5|, |-5|, |10-5|, and |14 - 9|.

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