Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305071751
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-175-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Real Numbers - 1.1 Exercises: 71

Answer

a.) 12 b.) 5

Work Step by Step

a.) $\mid$-2$\times$6$\mid$ Multiply -2 and 6 $\mid$-12$\mid$ Find the absolute value for -12 $\mid$-12$\mid$ = -(-12) = 12 b.) $\mid$-$\frac{1}{3}$$\times$15$\mid$ Multiply the -$\frac{1}{3}$ and 15 $\mid$-$\frac{15}{3}$$\mid$ Divide 15 by 3 $\mid$-5$\mid$ Find the Absolute value for -5 $\mid$-5$\mid$ = -(-5) = 5
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