The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 14 or 14?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 14?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|14| = ?
The absolute value of 14 is the distance between 14 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 14:
Since the distance between 14 and 0 on a number line is 14, we get the answer as follows:
|14| = 14
Note that the absolute value of 14 can also be written as abs(14) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 15
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