The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 2 or 2?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 2?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|2| = ?
The absolute value of 2 is the distance between 2 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 2:
Since the distance between 2 and 0 on a number line is 2, we get the answer as follows:
|2| = 2
Note that the absolute value of 2 can also be written as abs(2) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 3
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