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anonymous

  • one year ago

explain the difference in the meaning between -3 and -3

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  1. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1442584375148:dw|

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    look at their postion on the number line

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yea and?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \[\left| -3 \right|and -3\]

  5. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    you mean the absolute value of -3 and 3 or just -3 and 3 ??

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the difference between \[\left| -3 \right| and -3\]

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    help?

  8. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    sorry...been having computer problems. all the absolute value is telling you is the number of spaces from 0 that you go. It is always positive, even when it says negative. | -3 | = 3.....because it is 3 spaces from 0. -3...well...it is just -3.

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