The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of negative 65 or -65?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of -65?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|-65| = ?
The absolute value of -65 is the distance between -65 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where -x is -65:
Since the distance between -65 and 0 on a number line is 65, we get the answer as follows:
|-65| = 65
Note that the absolute value of -65 can also be written as abs(-65) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
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