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  • one year ago

Explain the difference in meaning between |-3| and -3.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    l-3l means the negative is stuck the the number and -3 means its not :)

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i think

  3. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    the first numver is equal to 3 and the second is -3

  4. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    @imdestroyer69 the first number is equal to 3

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i got it backwards?

  6. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    im not sure wat u meant with ur explanation

  7. jackthegreatest
    • one year ago
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    but the original question poster isnt even online lol

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    idek man i just trying to get levels ya know xD

  9. YoungStudier
    • one year ago
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    The first one is the absolute value of -3, which is positive 3.

  10. YoungStudier
    • one year ago
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    Hope that helps.

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay so |3| means absolute value. Absolute value means that no matter what the number is, it will be a positive. So if you have a negative 3 in absolute value signs, it means it would turn into a positive 3. But the second number, which doesn't have any absolute value signs, would stay a negative.

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Tell me if that makes sense

  13. anonymous
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    srry my internet went out thanks for you help

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    No problem

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