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anonymous
 one year ago
Simplify 45  [2(17)]
I'd really like the steps to figuring out the answer. Also, I understand that the absolute value of 5 means it can be 5 or 5, but with an absolute answer, how can I be sure which I need to choose?
anonymous
 one year ago
Simplify 45  [2(17)] I'd really like the steps to figuring out the answer. Also, I understand that the absolute value of 5 means it can be 5 or 5, but with an absolute answer, how can I be sure which I need to choose?

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freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0  will always given 0 or positive answer

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00=0 5=5 5=5 in other words if x is negative then x=x and if x is positive then x=x

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if x is negative... x=x is positive since 1*negative is positive

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you actually have: \[4(5)[2(17)]\]

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you think you can continue from here?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, then it is just order of operation.
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