IN MATH: 1. n. on a number line, the distance between a number and zero. EX. The absolute value of four is four,  4  = 4.

IN ENGLISH: 1.as defined above.
The absolute value function is some times written as a piecewise defined function.
APPLICATION: See list 130 and 300.
1. Find all numbers whose absolute value is 3.
2. Find all numbers whose absolute value is 7.
3. Simplify: 3(2) +  4 
4. Write in symbols: The absolute value of a number, n, is 15.
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