Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - 1-5 Adding and Subtracting Real Numbers - Standardized Test Prep - Page 36: 71


H) -|19-41|

Work Step by Step

-|19-41| First work inside the absolute value bracket: -|19-41|= -|-22| The absolute value of -|-22| = 22. However. there is a negative in front of the brackets. Multiply 22 with the negative: -(22) = -22. This is the same solution to the equation 19-41 first given at the beginning of the problem. Therefore H) -|19-41| is the answer.
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