# How do you simplify -|-6.8|?

Jun 1, 2016

$- | - 6.8 | = - 6.8$

#### Explanation:

As $| a | = - a$, if $a < 0$

$| - 6.8 | = - \left(- 6.8\right) = 6.8$

Hence $- | - 6.8 | = - 6.8$