# Chapter P - Section P.1 - Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers - Exercise Set: 72

Absolute value: $|-26-(-3)|$ Distance: $23$

#### Work Step by Step

To find the distance between $-26$ and $-3$, we use $|-26-(-3)|$. We simplify inside the absolute value: $|-23|$. We find the absolute value (distance from 0): $23$.

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