Absolute Value

  • Noun: The absolute value of a positive number is itself and the absolute value of a negative number is the same number without the minus sign. Absolute value is denoted with vertical bars. For example, the absolute value of 3=|3|=3 and the absolute value of –4=|–4|=4. The absolute value of a number can also be thought of as the distance between the number and zero on a number line.
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