# How do you simplify  |2 - 6| + | -3+5| - |4-9| + |-1| ?

Mar 6, 2016

2

#### Explanation:

$| 2 - 6 | + | - 3 + 5 | - | 4 - 9 | + | - 1 |$
$= | - 4 | + | + 2 | - | - 5 | + | - 1 |$
$= + 4 + 2 - 5 + 1 = 2$

Mar 6, 2016

$2$

#### Explanation:

Always remember that Absolute value is the is the distance from $0$ and is always positive

$| 2 - 6 \setminus | + | \setminus - 3 + 5 | - | \setminus 4 - 9 | + | - 1 \setminus |$

$\rightarrow | \setminus - 4 | + | \setminus 2 | - | \setminus - 5 | + | \setminus - 1 |$

$\rightarrow 4 + 2 - 5 + 1$

$\Rightarrow 2$