#### Answer

true

#### Work Step by Step

Note that absolute value is defined as:
$|a| = a$ if $a \gt 0$
$|a| = -a$ if $a \lt 0$
Example:
$|-5| = -(-5) = 5$
Thus, the given statement is true.

Published by
Pearson

ISBN 10:
013421742X

ISBN 13:
978-0-13421-742-0

true

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