Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set - Page 17: 61



Work Step by Step

Start with expression: $|x+y|$. Substitute values of $x$ and $y$ into expression: $|2+(-5)|$. Simplify expression inside absolute value: $|-3|$. Find absolute value (distance from 0): $3$.
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