Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 5 - Number Theory and the Real Number System - 5.2 The Integers; Order of Operations - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 3

Answer

$\color{}{\text{its distance from $0$}}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The absolute value of real number $a$ represents the distance of the number from $0$ on a number line. Thus, the missing expression in the given statement is: $\color{}{\text{its distance from $0$}}$
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