Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers - Exercise Set: 64



Work Step by Step

The absolute value is the number of units a number x is from zero. |-11| is 11 but because the negative sign is both inside and outside of the ||, then -|-11| is read as the opposite of |-11| which is just -11.
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