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If r = 2 and s = -7, what is the value of |r| - |s| ?
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If r = 2 and s = -7, what is the value of |r| - |s| ?

1) 5

2) -5

3) 9

4) -9

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judziy
Asked by judziyrep:909
University of Benin Nigeria
24 June 2020

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Peter answeredrep:938
University of Lagos Nigeria
12 August 2020
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|r| - |s|

When r = 2 and s = -7, the expression becomes:

|2| - |-7|

Since, the sign, || represent absolute value (Absolute values are non-negative values regardless of its sign), thus, the expresion becomes:

2 - 7

= -5

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