## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$\frac{1}{7}$
The absolute value of x, written by the form $|x|$, is the distance between x and 0 on the number line. It is equal to: x if $x\geq0$ -x if $x\lt0$ Since $-\frac{1}{7}\lt0$, $|-\frac{1}{7}|=\frac{1}{7}$