The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 4 or 4?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 4?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|4| = ?
The absolute value of 4 is the distance between 4 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 4:
Since the distance between 4 and 0 on a number line is 4, we get the answer as follows:
|4| = 4
Note that the absolute value of 4 can also be written as abs(4) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
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