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What would the absolute value be?

\ 2-3\ if you solve it the answer comes to -1 but can you have a negative as your answer for absolute value?

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    Absolute value: the magnitude of the function argument, with a positive sign.

    absolute(5) = 5
    absolute (-5)=5
    absolute(-1)= 1

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