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trwatkins1

  • one year ago

What is the value of the expression |x + y| + |z| when x = –6, y = 4, and z = –13?

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  1. trwatkins1
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    @pinklion23

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    here

  3. pinklion23
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    |dw:1441826066554:dw|

  4. trwatkins1
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    nope

  5. pinklion23
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    |dw:1441826251026:dw|

  6. pinklion23
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    l-6 + 4I + |-13|

  7. pinklion23
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    so they mean 6+4+13 ta daaaaaaa

  8. pinklion23
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    im sure you can do it from there

  9. pinklion23
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    @trwatkins1

  10. pinklion23
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    you there?

  11. trwatkins1
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    yea im back

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    @pinklion23

  13. pinklion23
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    im here

  14. pinklion23
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    im waiting for you so what do you think the answer is

  15. trwatkins1
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    i have no clue

  16. freckles
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    replace x with -6 replace y with 4 replace z with -13 so you have |-6+4|+|-13| now |-13|=13 was correct but |-6+4| doesn't equal 6+4 you are suppose to computer the sum inside the absolute value first then take the absolute value

  17. pinklion23
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    you do not know what 6+4+13 im sure you know

  18. pinklion23
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    freckles i got it :D

  19. freckles
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    that is incorrect though

  20. freckles
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    @trwatkins1 do you know what -6+4 is?

  21. trwatkins1
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    ??? such confuesed

  22. trwatkins1
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    -10

  23. freckles
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    try again

  24. freckles
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    -6+4 also known as -(6-4)

  25. trwatkins1
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    -2?

  26. pinklion23
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    no the answer is positive

  27. freckles
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    right

  28. freckles
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    so you have |-2|+|-13|

  29. freckles
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    now take the absolute value of each term

  30. freckles
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    since you have absolute value around each term

  31. freckles
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    2+13=?

  32. trwatkins1
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    15

  33. freckles
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    right

  34. pinklion23
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    yeah like freckles said U^U

  35. trwatkins1
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    20 is that my answer?

  36. freckles
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    15 doesn't magically turn into 20

  37. trwatkins1
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    no 15 not 20 wtf i right that

  38. freckles
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    it is just 15

  39. freckles
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    lol

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