Can someone please help me with an algebra problem? -|4-8b|=12 I really get confused with the absolute value symbols and a negative sign outside of them. Don't worry about it; it does tend to be a bit confusing. I'll explain the
What is the absolute value of -(-6.8) Would it be -6.8 or -6.8? I'm thinking it's 6.8 Imagine a number line. The absolute value is the distance from a given point to zero, right? Distance cannot be negative. Therefore, the
For the following set, which number has the largest absolute value? 4,-1,12,-20,19,0 Possible Answer of choice: A)0 B)19 C)-20 D)-1 wouldn't it be postive 20 but its not within the choices. What is the absolute value of -20?
which of following statements is false 1. The absolute value of a real number is the principal square root of the square of the number. 2. The absolute value of a real number is the distance of the number from zero on a number
when in the absolute value of x equal to the absolute value of negative x? (always right?) negative sign is inside absolute value bars when is the absolute value of x equal to negative absolute value? (never?) negative sign is
evaluate:-[a-3b],if a= -2 and b= 6 -[-2-18] - 20 correct? these are absolute bars by the way. No, not correct. |-20| is 20. Put a minus sign in front of it and you have -20. The error is made going from line 2 to line 3. but
a number line below -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 Which of the expressions below represent the distance between -4 and 5 on the number line? [ ]= absolute value symbol A. [-4+5] B.[4-5] C.[-4-5] d.[-5-(-4)] I believe it is D, since