Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers - Exercise Set: 97

Answer

-(-2) $\ne$ -|-2|

Work Step by Step

The first expression can be rewritten as -1(-2), which simplifies to 2. The second expression can be rewritten as -1 $\times$ |-2|, which simplifies to -1 $\times$ 2, which simplifies to -2. 2 $\ne$ -2
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