### What is the absolute value of a number?

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Absolute value** – indicates how far the number is from zero.

**Absolute value** – you can find it by removing the minus in front of the number.

“**|**__**|**” is an absolute value symbol. For example: |−7| = 7; |8| = 8; |−10| = 10;

Sometimes the absolute value is also denoted by the symbol **abs()**, for example: abs(-11) = 11.

#### How to find the absolute value of a number?

If * a > 0*, then

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**|a| = a**If * a < 0*, then

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**|- a| = a**If * a = 0*, then

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**|0| = 0**

For example:

The absolute value of the number 1 is 1; the absolute value of -1 is 1;

The absolute value of the number 9 is 9; the absolute value of -9 is 9;

The absolute value of the number 67 is 67; the absolute value of -67 is 67;