Work Step by Step
The additive inverse of a number $a$ is $-a$. Therefore, the additive inverse of -14 is $-(-14)=14$. The absolute value of a number $a$ is equal to $a$ if $a\geq0$ and is equal to $-a$ if $a\lt0$. Therefore, $|-14|=-(-14)=14$. Recall that $-(-a)=a$.