Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.1 - Introduction to Integers - Practice: 7

Answer

$-6$

Work Step by Step

Evaluate $-|x|$ if $x=-6$ Plug $-6$ into the expression. $-|6|$ The negatives do not cancel out and the result is the opposite of the absolute value of x, in this case, 6. So it is $=6$.
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