1. Math

    If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? Explain your answer. **I think it would be 2.78 because isn't the absolute value the distance from zero? So wouldn't it
  2. math, help

    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? Absolute value is the distance
  3. math

    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 the absolute value of a
  4. math-calculus

    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 line. 3. The absolute value
  5. Math

    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 difference between inside
  6. Math-PLEASE help me

    If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? Explain your answer.
  7. Algebra

    If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78, what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value? can you help explain the answer. thanks
  8. math

    If the absolute value of a negative number is 2.78 what is the distance on the number line between the number and its absolute value
  9. Math- Question

    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 distance from (-6.8) to zero is
  10. algebra 2

    evaluate:-[a-3b],if a= -2 and b= 6 -[-2-18] -[20] 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 absolute is never negative
  11. algebra 1

    a number and its absolute value are equal.if you substract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. what do you know about the number? what is a possible number that satisfies these conditions? Can you help answer these 2
  12. algebra

    Write two numbers so that: -The first number is less than the second number, and -the absolute value of the first number is greater than the absolute value of the second number.
  13. algebra

    true or false 1. fraction cant be written as decimal. 2. natural numbers are referred to as counting numbers.whole numbers consists of counting numbers.whole numbers consist of counting numbers as well as the number 0 3. intergers do not include negative
  14. math

    i can figure this out -2+|-5+6| i try inverse but im still getting it wrong ive been stuck on this fo awhile There is no inverse in the equation. the |...| means absolute value. We perform what is indicated in the |,,| and that is +1. The absolute value of
  15. Math

    a number and its absolute value are equal. if you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. what do you know about the number? what is a possible number that satisfies these conditions?
  16. Math

    A number and its absolute value are equal. If you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal. What do you know about this number? What is a possible number that satisfies these conditions?
  17. Math

    A number and its absolute value are equal. if you subtract 2 from the number, the new number and its absolute value are not equal.What do you do about the number?What is possible number that satisfies these conditions?
  18. algebra 2

    in absolute value i kno that a negative number then turns to positive...but wat if theres a subtraction sign is that included too? Example: (PARENTHESIS ARE THE ABSOLUTE VALUE SIGNS) (2-1) dont be too complicated plz and thank u!!!
  19. Math

    The distance between two numbers on the number line is 19. One of the numbers is 8. What are the two possibilities for the other number? A.-27 and 11 B.-11 and 8 C.-11 and 27 D.-8 and 19 22.Which integer has the greatest absolute value? A.9 B.0 C.-13 D.-8
  20. Algebra

    12. Determine if the following is a conjuction or disjunction. y + 4 < -1 or y + 2 > 8 (Points : 1) 13. State how you determined if the combination above was a conjunction or disjunction. (Points : 2) 14. Solve the problem. (Hint: You should have two
  21. math !!!!!!please part of a major grade!!!!!!

    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 outside absolute value bars
  22. Math

    ( / means absolute value) Solve: 3+/2y-1/>=1. Graph the solution set on a number line. The number line I have is: -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 I'm confused on what to do.
  23. Math

    1) If a^b =x and x^b=y then A)a^2b =y B)a^b^2 =y C)b^a=y D)(ax)^b=y E)(ax)^b=x I got B? 2) If a and b are the coordinates of two points on the number line, then which of the following is equivalent to the statement that the absolute value of the distance
  24. Math

    In number and it's our food value are equal if you subtract two from the number the new number and it's absolute value are not equal what do you know about the number what is a possible number that satisfies these conditions
  25. Math for Business Analysis

    Let f (x, y) = xy + 5x + 4y model the utility a consumer feels based on the number of the number of cups of coffee, x, and the number of donuts, y, consumed on a given Thursday. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of f(x, y) over the
  26. Number Line

    If an integer a is pictured on the number line then the distance from the point on the number line that represents the integer to the origin is ƒaƒ. Using this idea answer the following. a. Explain why ƒa 2 bƒ is the distance between the points that
  27. Math

    1. Suppose a and b are integers, and the absolute value of a is > than the absolute value of b. Must a be greater than b? Use examples to support your answer. 2. Do decimals have opposites? Explain. 3. For what values of x does the absolute value of x
  28. Math

    ( / means absolute value) Solve: 3+/2y-1/>=1. Graph the solution set on a number line. The number line I have is: -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 First solution: 3+2y-1>=1 2y-4>=1 2y>=5 y>=5/2 I'm stuck b/c I had to correct the first part. I
  29. Calculus

    Consider the function g(x) = sinxcosx. a. Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph of g at (pi/3, sqrt3/4). b. Find the critical number(s) of g on the interval [0, 2pi]. Does the function have a relative minimum, relative maximum, or neither at
  30. math

    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 outside absolute value bars
  31. Math: Integers

    Hey guys! I need help with this problem..it tells me to write a number line to tell the answer..the question is : What is the smallest integer greater than -2.1? Is it to -2 right? I have no idea. I forgot all this back in elementary T_T. Yes. Negative
  32. Calculus (pleas help!!!)

    Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=(x−2)(x−5)^3+11 on each of the indicated intervals. Enter -1000 for any absolute extrema that does not exist. (A) Interval = [1,4] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum =
  33. Calculus (pleas help!!!)

    Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=(x−2)(x−5)^3+11 on each of the indicated intervals. Enter -1000 for any absolute extrema that does not exist. (A) Interval = [1,4] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum =
  34. math

    Emily, Cora, Sahil, and Juan are playing another game. Each player gets a card with a number on it. The reverse side of the card contains a hidden letter. The four players line up on a number line. If they are correct, the hidden letters spell a word. For
  35. algebra 3

    which number is a the solution of the equation [5x-2] = 8? a.}6/5 b.}1/2 c.}negative 6/5 d.}negative 1 Is this [5x - 2] supposed to represent absolute value of 5x - 2 ? If so, set up two equations: 5x - 2 = 8 and 5x - 2 = -8 Solve each and see if one of
  36. Algebra

    1.What is the domain of this relation? domain range -3 3 -2 -6 -1 0,15 0 -6 1 -1 Answer- -3,-2,-1,0,1 2. Compare the quantity in Column A with the quantity in Column B Column A slope of y =3 Column B slope of x =3 Answer- The two quantities are equal 3.
  37. Math

    Need this answered today also explain the answers please Julia measured the high temperature in her town for one week. Using the chart below, find the mean absolute deviation for the high temperatures. Round your answer to the nearest tenth. Be sure to
  38. algebra 1

    Inequality 3 | 2x-2 | +16<58 •simplify as much as possible without moving the absolute value sign •rewrite the inequality as two inequalities with out absolute value signs• find solution set of the inequality and graph solution set on a number
  39. Math

    When doing a calculation involving zoning laws, Tim comes across the following expression: fraction a- open vertical bar a close vertical bar over denominator a end fraction, where a is either a positive or a negative number. (A) What is the value of the
  40. Chemistry

    What should be the number of significant figures in the following calculation? It's an error calculation which is absolute value (True value - experimental value) / true value * 100 so it would be: absolute value [-601.7 - (-587)] / -601.7 * 100 Should the
  41. physics

    The specific heat capacity of ice is about 0.5 cal/g degree C A)Supposing that it remains at that value all the way to absolute zero, calculate the number of calories it would take to change a 0.50g ice cube at absolute zero (-273 degree C}) to 0.50 g of
  42. Math

    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.
  43. geometry

    Point P is on the number number line. The distance between O and P is four times the distance between P and 30. What is the sum of two possible values of P? What are two possibilities for the coordinates? Let me make sure I understand what's asked. "Point
  44. Math mrs sue

    Can you check these? 18% of 90 is what number? i got 16.2 what number is 41% of 800? i got: 1951.22 what number 5% of 522? i got : 10440 70% of 279 is what number? i got: 195.3 what number is 90% of 13? i got : 14.44 9% of 351 is what number? i got: 32 36%
  45. math percents

    Can you check these? 18% of 90 is what number? i got 16.2 what number is 41% of 800? i got: 1951.22 what number 5% of 522? i got : 10440 70% of 279 is what number? i got: 195.3 what number is 90% of 13? i got : 14.44 9% of 351 is what number? i got: 32 36%
  46. question

    I the question "List all the numbers that have an absolut value of 12." what does it mean what is it asking??? absolute vaulue just means that you take only the number for an answer and don't worry about the signs. It looks like this: |12| that is the
  47. Math

    Could someone please explain to me how you get answers when you add a negative number to a negative number or a positive number to a positive number or a negative and positive number added together, because my teacher tried explaining it to me, but I'm
  48. Algebra

    Solve and graph on a number line: -3 times the absolute value of 2x + 4 is greater than 6
  49. 2nd grade math requestion post

    Okay, my child is doing problem solving lesson 5-7 in scott foresman addison wesley book. The question that we are having a problem with is a number line. there are 10 spaces in the number line and the clues are: Clue 1: the number are between 70 and 82
  50. Quick Algebra Help

    write the sentence as an absolute value inequality. I have no clue how to do this! 1 a number less than 4 units from 0 2. a number is more than 11 units from 8 3. half a number is at least 2 units from 20
  51. Calculus

    Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum values of the function f(x)=x^3+6x^2-63x+4 on each of the indicated variables. Enter DNE for does not exist. (A) Interval = [-8,0] Absolute maximum = Absolute minimum = (B) Interval = [-5,4] Absolute maximum =
  52. Math

    On a number line, all points are marked that are 3 units away from −2. Write this requirement using the absolute value sign.
  53. Algebra

    What is two positives n two negatives numbers on a number line in order from their absolute values from greatest to least
  54. Math

    How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: M2-M1 = log (b1 / b2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude, that
  55. Algebra

    Write an absolute value inequality to fit the graph below: There is a Number line with 14 on the left and 26 on the right with solid dots on both.
  56. Advanced Functions

    How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: M2-M1 = log (b1 / b2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude, that
  57. Physical Science

    1. boyle's law states that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to its pressure if the? A) temperature and number of particles are consistent** B) temperature reaches absolute zero C) number of particles are doubled D) temperature and number of
  58. Math

    Which of the following are the numbers NOT in correct order from SMALLEST to LARGEST? A.)-3.1, -3.5, 0, 0.7, 1.5 B.)-2.3, -1.5, 0.1, 0.33, 0.35 C.)-6.1, -5.33, -4, -0.25, 0 D.)-2.3, -1.5, -0.9, 0, 0.09 PLEASE HELP ME!!! Draw a number line, something like
  59. math

    Need to find the real number. Someone performed a trade of 20,000 less than it made, this caused a negative trade balance. To represent the quanity as a real number when I know that a positive real number names the points to the right of 0 on the number
  60. pre-calc

    How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star actually emits and how far away it is. The stellar magnitude scale can be adjusted to account for distance as follows: m_2 - m_1 = log (b_1/b_2) Here, M refers to a star's absolute magnitude,
  61. Math

    The sum of the opposite of a number and the absolute value of the number is equal to the number itself. True,sometimes true,or never true?
  62. Math

    The sum of the opposite of a number and the absolute value of the number is equal to the number itself.True,sometimes true,never true?
  63. pre-calculus 11

    I am asked to solve the absolute value equation of |1/2x +1| =x+1 graphically. I can solve this algebraically and consider two cases for the absolute value one being positive and the other negative. I know this will be a straight line and when I solved it
  64. pre-calculus 11

    I am asked to solve the absolute value equation of |1/2x +1| =x+1 graphically. I can solve this algebraically and consider two cases for the absolute value one being positive and the other negative. I know this will be a straight line and when I solved it
  65. math

    could someone please help me with this problem. Which of the following phrases does not describe the number -¾? (Points : 1) rational number irrational number real number negative number
  66. Quick Algebra Help

    The rules for a book report say that the report should have 300 words with an absolute value deviation of at most 20 words. Write and solve an absolute value inequality that represents the acceptable number of words.Please help me!
  67. phyical science

    Boyle’s law states that the volume of a gas is inversely proportional to its pressure if the A. temperature and number of particles are constant. B. temperature reaches absolute zero. C. number of particles decreases. D. temperature and number of
  68. geometry

    "We use different formulas to find the distance of a segment on a number line, d=|a−b|" role="presentation" style="display: inline; font-size: 16px; position: relative;">d=|a−b|, and the distance of a segment in the coordinate plane,
  69. 3rd grade Math

    Representations - Draw a number line. Make sure the following numbers are on your number line: 1,472; 1,560; 1,481. Are we over thinking this problem? Are they just looking for a number line with the above number listed from least to greatest?
  70. math

    please correct these for me 18. the number of quarts you use to paint your room (are whole numbers or integer or rational number the most reasonable for this situation) A. yes 24. us <=> to compare 2/4 1/6 is it = 36. find the absolute value -4/14 is
  71. Math

    I really really need help on this one. I have no clue on how to do it; here it is... Determine the maximum and minimum values of the following set of numbers. 3, -36/7, -1, -2/3, 5/4, -5, 26/9 Express the fractions as mixed numbers. For example, 26/9 = 2
  72. Math (Solving Equations)

    Find all solutions (answers should be given in simplified form). Some answers may involve the number i. *I will use lowercase l to represent absolute value lines.* 3 lx-1l + 4 = 19 We've never really worked with absolute value in solving equations before.
  73. economics

    A country may have the absolute advantage in the manufacture of a certain product, but still import that product from abroad. Does this make sense? Explain. Yes, it makes. A country (or persons for that matter) will produce goods where they have a
  74. math

    08.03)Esther wants to know if the number of words on a page in her language arts book is generally more than the number of words on a page in her social studies book. She takes a random sample of 25 pages in each book and then calculates the mean, median,
  75. Math

    Directions:Write the absolute value statement and the negative or positive number for the situation. The problem is in the bottom. 1. You entered an office building on the second floor and took the elevator to the fourteen floor.
  76. Math 7 Help!

    1. negative integer is less than positive integer somtimes, always or never My answer/think: sometimes 2. A negative integer is less than another negative integer somtimes, always or never My answer/think: sometimes 3. Absolute value is the number of
  77. Absolute Inequalities

    4-|2x-3|<=9 How do I deal with a negative absolute?
  78. math

    Describe in detail what the discontinuities that could be if a rational function has a linear function for a numerator and an absolute value function for a denominator. I don't get this because wouldn't there be an infinite number of discontinuities
  79. calculus

    2) Let g(s)= t(4−t)^1/2 on the interval [0,2]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of g(t) on this interval. Enter DNE if the absolute maximum or minimum does not exist. The absolute max occurs at t= . The absolute min occurs at t=
  80. Calculus

    Find the absolute extrema of the function. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) f(x) = xe^-x2 on [0,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =
  81. Calculus

    Find the absolute extrema of the function. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) f(x) = xe-x2 on [0,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =
  82. 8th grade math

    Hi! I need some help with absolute value. First, I want to ask is that for absolute value, is that if the absolute value is |6| then would the answer be 6 or -6? I am really confused with this so if somebody could explain this to me, it would be a big
  83. Calculus

    Find the absolute extrema of the function on the interval [2, 9]. (Round your answers to the nearest hundredth.) g(x)=x/(ln(x)) Absolute minimum: at x = Absolute maximum: at x =
  84. math

    Conduct an interview to find out how someone else responds to the question, “Why is a negative number times a negative number a positive number?” Write a report describing your findings.
  85. calculus

    Let M=1000. Which of the conditions is equivalent to f(x)= 1/((4x-12)^2)>M? a. absolute value of (x+3) is greater than or equal to .00158 b. absolute value of (x+3) is greater than or equal to .0553 c. absolute value of (x-3) is less than .00791 d.
  86. Math(Calculus)

    Im having a real difficult time solving this question. Find the absolute extrema of the function. h(x) = e^x^(2) - 4 on [-2,2] Absolute maximum value: at x = Absolute minimum value: at x =
  87. Adv. Func./Science Question

    Hi, I have this question that I will be tested on but my teacher didn't teach us how to do it so I am confused on how to even start. Please explain on how to start the question...thank you How bright a star appears can depend on how much light the star
  88. Precalculus

    Write the statement using absolute value notaion: The distance between x and 1 is 7. I got the answer as the absolute value of x, plus 7 equals 1 Is that correct?
  89. Calculus

    Let f(t)=t\sqrt{4-t} on the interval [-1,3]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of f(t) on this interval. The absolute max occurs at t=. The absolute min occurs at t=
  90. Math

    i^6 = (i^2)^3 = (-1)^3 = -1 The square, not the square root of -1 is 1. :) B.t.w., can you prove that -1 times -1 is 1? Hint, try to prove first that for any number X: -1 times X equals -X How do you find the square root of -1? The square of any real
  91. Physics

    A clown at a birthday party has brought along a helium cylinder, with which he intends to fill balloons. When full, each balloon contains 0.036 m3 of helium at an absolute pressure of 1.2 x 10^5 Pa. The cylinder contains helium at an absolute pressure of
  92. math

    Can you please help with finding rate of change in graphing? One question has times: 0 15 23 30 35 distance:30 70 0 45 60 Can you help me get started, I don't know what to do? Also, in another question for the slope I have to find which line has greatest
  93. calculus

    Let g(x)=(4x)/(x^2+1) on the interval [-4,0]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of g(x) on this interval. The absolute max occurs at x=. The absolute min occurs at x=
  94. calculus

    Let g(s)=1/(s-2) on the interval [0,1]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of g(s) on this interval. The absolute max occurs at s=. The absolute min occurs at s=
  95. calculus

    Let f(x)=-x^2+3x on the interval [1,3]. Find the absolute maximum and absolute minimum of f(x) on this interval. The absolute max occurs at x=. The absolute min occurs at x=
  96. Math

    which expression represents the sum of x and negative 11 A.-11+x B.x+11 C.-11x* D.-11-x which phrase is represented by the expression x/-6 A.negative 6 times x B.x divided by negative 6 C. the sum of x and negative 6* D.negative 6 divided by x which phrase
  97. Math

    When Subtracting A Negative Number You Move Left On the Number Line. True Or False
  98. Math

    When Adding A Negative Number On A Numberline You Move Left On the Number Line. True Or False
  99. math((PLEASE HELP!))

    If two numbers are written in scientific notation. how can you tell which number is greater? Where on a number line does the value of a positive number in scientific notation with a negative exponent lie?
  100. Algebra 2

    Find the absolute value of the complex number: 5-4i