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zombiebob1111

  • one year ago

Which of the following uses absolute value correctly to show the distance between −40 and 18? 1. |−40 − 18| = |−58| = −58 units 2.|−40 + 18| = |−22| = 22 units 3.|−40 − 18| = |−58| = 58 units 4.|−40 + 18| = |−22| = −22 units

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  1. zombiebob1111
    • one year ago
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    @rushwr

  2. zombiebob1111
    • one year ago
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    2.?

  3. Rushwr
    • one year ago
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    I think it's the 3rd one . Cuz when u take it theoretically

  4. zombiebob1111
    • one year ago
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    58 is not in between 40 and18

  5. Rushwr
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    This is how u do it . If u are asked to find the distance between X and Y . U will say it is x-y right? SO here its gonna be -40-18 = =58

  6. zombiebob1111
    • one year ago
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    I still don't get it

  7. Rushwr
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    See if u are travelling from 18th pint to =40 th point okai. ? And imagine these are meter values ! So 18th to zero point u have gone 18 m right? and zero to 40th point u have gone another 40m so adding that it would be 58 since it is to the opposite direction it would be negative.

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    3.

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Absolute value is a number's distance from zero. All distances are positive.

  10. kaitlyn_nicole
    • one year ago
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    absolute values are always gonna be positive, so the only one that theoretically makes sense would be the 3rd one.

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