# How do you evaluate #abs(-10)#?

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#### Explanation:

The

#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.

#rArr|-10|=10#

#### Explanation:

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.

+10

#### Explanation:

The format of

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