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  • one year ago

Use absolute value to express the distance between −13 and 17 on the number line.

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  1. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    Subtract the numbers using either number first, and enclose the subtraction is absolute value symbols.

  2. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    The distance between two numbers on the number line is the absolute value of the difference of their coordinates.

  3. triciaal
    • one year ago
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  4. zzr0ck3r
    • one year ago
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    The difference between \(a, b\) is \(|a-b|=|b-a|\) @mathstudent55 I know what you are trying to say but " the absolute value of the difference " is not really correct. The distance(difference) between two real numbers is the absolute value of one subtracted from the other(in either order).

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