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3-128.

Evaluate each absolute value expression below.

Absolute value means distance away from zero on a number line.

Consult the number line below. How far is each value from 0?

Since

and are already positive, just add. How far is

from 0? |−3| = 3

|5| =5

3 + 5 = 8

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