# What is the value of the following expression?: #17 + 3*|4-8|-2#

##### 1 Answer

May 5, 2016

The value of this expression is

#### Explanation:

The calculations begins with

The next step is to calculate the absolute value: if the expression is positive the value is unchanged, if the expression is negative, then the absolute value is an opposite number.

Next step is calculating of multiplication

Final step is calculating sum

The final answer is