Algebra 1

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

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Cumulative Test Prep - Multiple Choice: 13

Answer

C) $-|9|$

Work Step by Step

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.
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