## Algebra 1

C) $-|9|$
Evaluate each expression to find the one that does not equal 9. A) $|-4-5|=|-9|=9\checkmark$ Subtract, then remove the sign to find the absolute value. B) $|-9|=9\checkmark$ Remove the sign to find the absolute value. C) $-|9|=-9\ \ X$ The absolute value of 9 is 9. The negative sign is outside the absolute value, so it is not removed. D) $|9|=9\checkmark$ The absolute value of 9 is 9.