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  • one year ago

What is the value of |–46| ? A. –46 B. 46

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @dan815 @ganeshie8 @Vocaloid

  2. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    hint: |-A| = A

  3. anonymous
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    what?

  4. Vocaloid
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    follow the pattern. |-A| = A |-46| = ?

  5. anonymous
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    im confused

  6. anonymous
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    ohh 46

  7. Vocaloid
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    right

  8. anonymous
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    so B.

  9. anonymous
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    thank you

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    yes it is B |-46| represents the distance from -46 to 0 on the number line |dw:1443499802711:dw| distance is never negative

  11. anonymous
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    I got a 100

  12. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1443499842175:dw|

  13. anonymous
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    oh ok thanks

  14. Photon336
    • one year ago
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    @hoots89 absolute value means distance from zero so generally it can't be negative |-49| is the same as |49| if the negative sign is outside the absolute value symbol then it's negative. -|49| = -49 -|-49| = -49

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