Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 74

Answer

False.

Work Step by Step

Consider the absolute value of -5, which equals 5. If we add 1 to -5, we get -4. The absolute value of -4 is 4, which is less than 5. Thus, adding one to the absolute value of a number does not always increase that number's value.
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