Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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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 18: 106



Work Step by Step

Evaluate each absolute value (find distance from 0): $\frac{5}{2}$ and 2.5. Since $\frac{5}{2}$ is equal to $2.5$, in order to make the expression true, we must write $\frac{5}{2}=2.5$.
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