# Assignment: Real World Application Of Absolute Value - 11 Questions

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Use the concept of absolute value to solve these 11 questions.

1. Mike is currently 5 meters below sea level. How many meters should he ascend to reach sea level?
2. You went for a walk and accidentally ended up 3 miles away from your home. How far do you need to walk to get back home?
3. A stock's value decreases from \$40 per share to \$30 per share. What is the absolute change in the stock's value?
4. A temperature drops from 25Â°C at noon to -10Â°C at midnight. What is the absolute change in temperature?
5. You owe your friend \$15. How much money do you need to pay back to bring your debt to \$0?
6. Your bank account is overdrawn by \$150 after paying bills. How much do you need to deposit to bring your balance back to \$0?
7. A submarine is 400 feet below sea level. How many feet does it need to ascend to reach sea level?
8. A business makes a profit of \$1200 in one month and a loss of \$800 the next month. What is the absolute change in profit?
9. A city's population increases by 3,000 people in one year, then decreases by 2,000 people the next year. What is the absolute change in population?
10. An airplane ascends 5000 feet, then descends 2000 feet. What is the airplane's net change in altitude?
11. Your bank account is overdrawn by \$75 after paying bills. How much do you need to deposit to bring your balance back to \$0? - Use the concept of absolute value to determine the amount needed to bring the account balance back to zero.

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