## Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

Absolute value: $|-3.6-(-1.4)|$ Distance: $2.2$
To find the distance between $-3.6$ and $-1.4$, we use $|-3.6-(-1.4)|$. We simplify inside the absolute value: $|-2.2|$. We find the absolute value (distance from 0): $2.2$.