Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter R - Section R.1 - Basic Concepts - R.1 Exercises - Page 10: 41


$-\frac{6}{5}$, $\frac{6}{5}$

Work Step by Step

The additive inverse of a number $a$ is $-a$. Therefore, the additive inverse of $\frac{6}{5}$ is $-(\frac{6}{5})=-\frac{6}{5}$. The absolute value of a number $a$ is equal to $a$ if $a\geq0$ and is equal to $-a$ if $a\lt0$. Therefore, $|\frac{6}{5}|=\frac{6}{5}$.
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