Algebra I: Find the absolute value of each number

dixie

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Find the absolute value of each number:

. . .-26
. . .126
. . .-1.2
. . .-1/2
 

pka

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Strictly speaking, the absolute value of a number is its distance from zero.
So plot each of the numbers on a number line.
Then say how many units the number is from zero.
Remember that distance is never negative.
 
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