The question we are tackling on this page: What is the absolute value of positive 8 or 8?|
When you ask, "What is the absolute value of 8?" you are asking for the answer to the following problem:
|8| = ?
The absolute value of 8 is the distance between 8 and 0 on a number line. See illustration below where x is 8:
Since the distance between 8 and 0 on a number line is 8, we get the answer as follows:
|8| = 8
Note that the absolute value of 8 can also be written as abs(8) which may be useful to know if you have a good calculator.
Absolute Value of 9
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