Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
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Chapter 5 - Number Representation and Calculation - Chapter Summary, Review, and Test - Review Exercises - Page 244: 14


|53| = 53 53 is the answer

Work Step by Step

|53| reads "the absolute value of 53. This is the distance a number (in our case 53) is from zero on a number line. Distance is positive, so our answer must also be positive.
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