How do you evaluate #abs(-10)#?
#color(blue)"absolute value"#is always #color(red)"positive".#
This is because it is a measure of how far a value is from zero.
#"That is " |-4|=|4|=4#since both - 4 and 4 are 4 units from zero.
So absolute value means a number's distance from 0.
An easier way to do this is to just get rid of the negative sign.
Here are some examples:
You can do some practice by using random number generators and finding their absolute values.
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