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# Homework Help: Algebra 2

Posted by Sofia on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:11pm.

What is the absolute value of 6-8i ?

• Algebra 2 - Sofia, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:22pm

• Algebra 2 - drwls, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:25pm

When dealing with complex numbers, the "absolute value" is usually referred to as the modulus or magnitude. It equals the square root of the sum of the squares of the real and imaginary parts, which this case is sqrt(36 + 64) = 10.

• Algebra 2 - Sofia, Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 8:30pm

thank you so much

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