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Absolute Value


DEFINITION OF ABSOLUTE VALUE

How far a number is from zero. Example "6" is 6 away from zero, but "_6" is also 6 away from zero. So the absolute value of 6 is 6, and the absolute value of _6 is also 6. The symbol "|" is placed either side to mean "Absolute Value", so we write: |_6| =


 

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