## Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

$\dfrac{1}{3}$
RECALL: $|a| = a$ if $a \ge 0$ $|a| = -a$ if $a \lt 0$ Using the definition above gives: $\left|-\frac{1}{3}\right|=-(\frac{-1}{3})=\frac{1}{3}$