## Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus, 7th Edition

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}$$\times15\mid Multiply the -\frac{1}{3} and 15 \mid-\frac{15}{3}$$\mid$ Divide 15 by 3 $\mid$-5$\mid$ Find the Absolute value for -5 $\mid$-5$\mid$ = -(-5) = 5