#### Answer

|-17|+4=17+4=21

#### Work Step by Step

The distance between -17 and 4 can be looked at as the distance between -17 and 0 plus the distance between 0 and 4. That can be more easily seen as |-17|+4, which is equal to 21.

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Pearson

ISBN 10:
0-13446-914-3

ISBN 13:
978-0-13446-914-0

|-17|+4=17+4=21

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