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  1. Simplify each numerical expression. Homework Help ✎

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Simplify within the absolute value signs first.

|5 − 6 + 1| = |0|

The absolute value of 0 is 0.

First, find the absolute value of −16.75.

The absolute value is the distance a number is away from 0.
It is always a non-negative number.
Since −16.75 is 16.75 units away from zero, the absolute value is 16.75.
What is the product of 2(16.75)?

Simplify within the absolute value signs first.

What is the absolute value for each of these numbers?

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