Posted by **Kenzay** on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 5:00pm.

/-8/+/5/ Simplify??? the lines are supposed to go straight but ya i cant find how to do this or the answer please HELP!!!

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**Amy**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 5:09pm
The -8 would be 8 because anything outside the absolute value is positive. I get 13 at least the way I learned it.

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**Kenzay**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 5:13pm
ya that makes sense thankyou :)

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 5:13pm
|-8|=8

|5|=5

|-8|+|5|=8+5=13

|| is absolute value of a number

On en.wikipedia you can read article about absolute value.

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