# How do you find the absolute value and the opposite of the integer 98?

##### 1 Answer

The **absolute value** of a number is the positive magnitude to the number,

or, stated another way, if a number is positive (or zero), the absolute value of that number is the number itself; if a number is negative, the absolute value of that number is the negative of the negative number.

The **absolute value** of 98 is

The **opposite** of a number might mean one of two things:

**additive inverse**

**multiplicative inverse**

**multiplicative inverse** of