Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.1 - Basic Concepts - R.1 Exercises: 101

Answer

True

Work Step by Step

We are given the statement $|-5|\geq-|-5|$. We know that $|-5|=5$. Therefore, the statement is equivalent to $5\geq-5$, which states that 5 has a value that is greater than or equal to -5. Since, 5 is to the right of -5 on the number line, we know that it has a greater value than -5. This statement is true.
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