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what is the length of segment AD on the number line below, give me a min to draw it:)

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    A is at -4 D is at -1 right ?

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    A is at -4, and D is at -2

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    nevermind you are correct

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    ok thanks :)

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    so would you happen to know the answer, wouldnt the answer be -5?

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    to find the distance AD, we subtract

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    we subtract -4 from -1

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    -1 - -4 -1 + 4 3

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    SO WOULDNT IT BE -3?

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    distance is never negative

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    oh wait we add plus minus

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    even if we get -3, we will take its absolute value |-3| and always say that AD = +3

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    negative distance never exists in math

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    oh okay, i get it lol thankyou!

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    :)

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