The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 21 or 21?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 21?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|21| = ?
The absolute value of 21 is the distance between 21 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 21:
Since the distance between 21 and 0 on a number line is 21, we get the answer as follows:
|21| = 21
Note that the absolute value of 21 can also be written as abs(21) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 22
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