### Home > MC2 > Chapter 11 > Lesson 11.1.2 > Problem 11-19

11-19.

Read the Math Notes box for this lesson. Then simplify each of the following expressions. Homework Help ✎

Absolute value is the distance a number is from zero on the number line in either direction.

We use the special symbol shown below to indicate the absolute value of any number *x*.

For example: The absolute value of any number is non-negative.