South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.6.NS. The Number System
6.NS.7. Understand and apply the concepts of comparing, ordering, and finding absolute value to rational numbers.
6.NS.7a. Interpret statements using equal to (=) and not equal to (≠).
6.NS.7b. Interpret statements using less than (<), greater than (>), and equal to (=) as relative locations on the number line.
6.NS.7e. Recognize the difference between comparing absolute values and ordering rational numbers. For negative rational numbers, understand that as the absolute value increases, the value of the negative number decreases.