anonymous
  • anonymous
Which statement BEST describes how to find the distance between -5 and 15? A) Add -5 and 15. B) Subtract 15 from -5 C) Subtract 5 from 15. D) Subtract -5 from 15, then find the absolute value.
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  • chestercat
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rhr12
  • rhr12
c
anonymous
  • anonymous
Are you sure?
rhr12
  • rhr12
Because its a absolute value term

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jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
Find the distance between x and y step 1) subtract x and y step 2) apply absolute value to ensure the result is never negative (negative distance makes no sense)
rhr12
  • rhr12
yes, pretty much.
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
example: find the distance between 2 and 9 step 1) 2 - 9 = -7 step 2) |-7| = 7 is the distance between the two values on the number line
anonymous
  • anonymous
kk thx
rhr12
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@jim_thompson5910 worked hard too. I better reward him.

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