How do you simplify #|8-sqrt289|#?

1 Answer
Aug 5, 2016

Answer:

See explanation below

Explanation:

First, let's simplify the expression by subtracting #sqrt289# from 8:

#abs(8-sqrt289)=abs(-9)#

Now, the absolute value of a number is the magnitude of the number, regardless of its sign (positive or negative). In your case, the absolute value of #-9# would be #9#. Therefore, #abs(-9)=9#.