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anonymous

  • one year ago

Explain the difference in meaning between |-3| and -3 Please help!!!

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  1. iwillrektyou
    • one year ago
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    Anything in an absolute value is positive.

  2. iwillrektyou
    • one year ago
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    The first one is |-3| so it is just 3. The second doesn't have absolute value, so it is negative/original.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    The three inside the lines is the Absolute Value. Absolute Value is the distance from a number line. SO if you have l-3l it's just 3 because it's three away from 0 on a number line.

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Greatescapee I couldn't have said it any better. (:

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