# What is absolute value Algebra 2?

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**Absolute value**. A positive number can be designated by a numeral preceded by a plus sign or by a numeral without a sign. This part of the numeral designates the

**absolute value**of the number. The

**absolute value**of a is denoted by | a | (a vertical bar on each side of the quantity).

Also know, what is absolute value algebra?

Solving **absolute value** equations and inequalities. The **absolute** number of a number a is written as. |a| And represents the distance between a and 0 on a number line. An **absolute value** equation is an equation that contains an **absolute value** expression.

One may also ask, what's the absolute value of 17? **17** 1/3 – the **absolute value** is **17** 1/3, as **17** 1/3 is **17** 1/3 numbers from 0.

Similarly, you may ask, what is the absolute value formula?

This article says that the general form of **absolute value** equations is f (x) = a |x - h| + k.

What is the absolute value of 20?

The symbol for **absolute value** is to enclose the number between vertical bars such as |-**20**| = **20** and read "The **absolute value of -20** equals **20**".