College Algebra (11th Edition)

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

Chapter R - Section R.2 - Real Numbers and Their Properties - R.2 Exercises: 88

Answer

-12

Work Step by Step

By the definition of absolute value, |a| = -a if a $\lt$ 0, then |-12| = -(-12) = 12, and -|-12| = -12.
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