Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321825535
ISBN 13: 978-0-32182-553-7

Chapter 9 - Basic Algebra - 9.1 Signed Numbers - 9.1 Exercises: 29

Answer

10

Work Step by Step

The absolute value of a number is the distance between that number and 0 on the number line. Therefore, absolute value will always be positive, because distance can only be a positive measurement. $|-10|=10$, because -10 is 10 spaces from 0 on the number line
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