Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 1 - Tools of Geometry - Get Ready! - Page 1: 12



Work Step by Step

The absolute value of a number is the unsigned version of the number. Subtract, then find the absolute value. To subtract a negative number, add its opposite. $|-5-(-8)|=|-5+8|=|3|=3$
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