The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 1 or 1?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 1?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|1| = ?
The absolute value of 1 is the distance between 1 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 1:
Since the distance between 1 and 0 on a number line is 1, we get the answer as follows:
|1| = 1
Note that the absolute value of 1 can also be written as abs(1) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 2
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