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Angelique says that finding the absolute value is the same as finding the opposite of the number. For example, -5=5.. Explain her error. I need help on the question, and what is the absolute value.

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  1. Her error is that the absolute value is the MAGNITUDE of a number, without regard to the sign.
    ABS(4)=4
    Abs(-5)=5

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