Express the distance between the numbers 2 and 17 using absolute value.And then, find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression?

ka1leE 2020-12-13 Answered
Express the distance between the numbers 2 and 17 using absolute value.And then, find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression?
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Cristiano Sears
Answered 2020-12-14 Author has 96 answers
Step 1
Recall from childhood days:
The distance between two numbers M and N using absolute value = |NM|
And |A|=
-A if A0
-A if A<0
Step 2
Hence, the distance between the numbers 2 and 17 using absolute value = |172|
Step 3
find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression =|172|=|15|=15.
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