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  • 5 years ago

Evaluate the expression. |-7| + |3| a.)10 b.)-10 c.)4 d.)-4

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  1. anonymous
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    wouLd it be b ? cuss you take the hiqher numbers siqn ?

  2. anonymous
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    \[|a| = a \text{, if a }\ge 0\] \[|a| = -a \text{, if a }\lt 0\]

  3. anonymous
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    So in this case you have |-7| and -7 \(\lt0\) So |-7| = 7 You also have |3| and 3 \(\ge 0\) So |3| = 3

  4. anonymous
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    uqhhh idont qet it ! : /

  5. anonymous
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    dont you juss add the two #'s ?

  6. anonymous
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    & take the larger number's siqn ?

  7. anonymous
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    No.

  8. anonymous
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    The absolute value makes whatever is inside it positive.

  9. anonymous
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    okay so iqot 4 is that correct ?

  10. anonymous
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    its 10

  11. anonymous
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    why is it 1O ?

  12. anonymous
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    hisbarbie, you're doing the DISTANCE. if they wnated distance, yes the answer is 4. but they want you to add the numbers.

  13. anonymous
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    |-7| = 7.

  14. anonymous
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    |-7| = 7 |3| = 3 |-7| + |3| = 7+3 = 10

  15. anonymous
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    so |-7| + 3 = 7+3 =10

  16. anonymous
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    read instructions carefully.

  17. anonymous
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    ohhh . . . you quys are a qreat heLp ! : )

  18. anonymous
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    lol

  19. anonymous
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    loL . can you quys check the other one iposted before this one ?

  20. anonymous
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    which is it

  21. anonymous
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    i c it

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