The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 19 or 19?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 19?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|19| = ?
The absolute value of 19 is the distance between 19 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 19:
Since the distance between 19 and 0 on a number line is 19, we get the answer as follows:
|19| = 19
Note that the absolute value of 19 can also be written as abs(19) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 20
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