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What are the | | when you work with inger numbers.
(not a question on assignment)

Like for example |-3| < |6|

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  1. || means absolute value. That is, the distance from zero. It is always positive or zero.

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

    |-9| = 9
    |6| = 6
    So, |-9|>|6|

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  2. Okay thank you Steve.

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