College Algebra (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321671791
ISBN 13: 978-0-32167-179-0

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 77

Answer

False. Corrected: |6| - 8 = |6| - |8|

Work Step by Step

The statement is false because |6 - 8| = 2 and |6| - |8| = -2. We can correct it by changing |6 - 8| to |6| - 8.
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