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Valentina and Maria want to meet at the cinema to watch a movie. Valentina lives $3$3 km west of the cinema, and Maria lives $5$5 km east of the cinema.

a

In the images below, the distance between each tick is $1$1 km. Which image shows the location of Valentina and Maria in relation to the cinema?

A

B

C

D

A

B

C

D

b

If we let $0$0 be at the cinema, and east to be the positive direction, which number line shows the location of Valentina and Maria in relation to the cinema?

A

B

C

D

A

B

C

D

c

How far would Maria have to travel to get to Valentina’s house?

Easy

Approx 2 minutes

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Apply an understanding of integers to describe location, direction, amount, and changes in any of these, in various contexts.