Express the distance between the given numbers using absolute value. Then find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression. -5.4 and -1.2

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Express the distance between the given numbers using absolute value. Then find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression.
-5.4 and -1.2
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Answered 2021-02-14 Author has 108 answers
Step 1
We know that distance(d) between two number(a,b) using absolute values is given by
d=|b||a| (|b|>|a|)...(1)
Step 2
So, by using equation(1) distance between given two numbers will be
d=|5.4||1.2|
=5.41.2=4.2
Hence, distance between given two numbers is 4.2units.
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