# Find the absolute value of the following: (a)|frac{-1}{2}|

Joni Kenny 2020-11-30 Answered
Find the absolute value of the following:
(a)$|\frac{-1}{2}|$
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The absolute value of a number is the distance between the number and zero on the number line.
Given $|\frac{-1}{2}|$.
$|\frac{-1}{2}|$
$=-\left(\frac{-1}{2}\right)$
$=\frac{1}{2}$
Therefore the absolute value is $\frac{1}{2}$.
Final Statement:
The absolute value is $\frac{1}{2}$.