# How do you simplify #abs( -11 +1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the absolute value always gives a "color(blue)"positive result"#

#"this is because it gives a measure of the distance a "#

#"number is from the origin and distance is always positive"#

#"for example + 4 and -4 are both 4 units from the origin"#

#rArr|+4|=|-4|=4#

#rArr|-11+1|=|-10|=10#