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Compute the value of the given expression.
- I -15 I - 21 I

BTW the I are suppose to be straight lines ;)

A) -36
B) 6
C) -6
D) 36

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    Absolute value signs, | |, must occur in pairs. You have an odd number.

    Make sure you copied the problem correctly.

    -|-15| = -15

    I hope that helps.

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