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What Is The Definition Of Absolute Value?

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What Is The Absolute Value Of A Number

The Absolute Value of a number (|number|) is a number without a sign. It is the value that is important not the sign. Thus consider the absolute value of a number to always be positive.
  • Find Absolute Value Of Positive Numbers:
    |+37| = 37

  • Find Absolute Value Of Negative Numbers:
    |-37| = 37

|n| = n and |-n| = n