# Math

1. Which sentence will make the number sentence |-12| ? 12 true?
A. =
B.*equal sign w line through it*
C. <***
D. >

2. How is the sentence "8 less than y is 2" written as an equation?
A. 8-y=2***
B. Y=2-8
C. Y-8=2
D. Y+8=2

3. Which sentence will make the number sentence-|-15| ? 15 true?
A. =***
B. <
C. >

Am i correct?

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1. all are incorrect. Each is exactly backwards.

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2. So is 1. D
2. C
And 3.b?

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3. Recall that

|x| = x if x >= 0
|x| = -x if x < 0

So,

|12| = 12
|-12| = 12
1A

|-15| = 15, so
-|-15| = -15
So, -|-15| < 15
3B

recall that you can say 4 is 2 less than 6. That means 6-2 = 4

So, #2 is
y-8 = 2
2C

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4. 45

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5. @Steve that was very UN-helpful

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