Mathematics

Question

find the absolute value of each rational number |3.7|

2 Answer

  • [tex]|a|=a \hbox{ if } a \geq 0 \\ |a|=-a \hbox{ if } a \leq 0 \\ \\ |3.7|=3.7[/tex]
  • The correct answer is:


    3.7


    Explanation:


    Absolute value is the distance a number is from 0. The number 3.7 is 3.7 units away from 0 on a number line; this means the absolute value is 3.7.