### Home > CC1MN > Chapter 8 > Lesson 8.1.1 > Problem 8-7

8-7.

Simplify each numerical expression.

Simplify within the absolute value signs first.

The absolute value of

is .

First, find the absolute value of

. The absolute value is the distance a number is away from

.

It is always a non-negative number.

Sinceis units away from zero, the absolute value is .

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?