Absolute Valve: ⎪3(-2) + 4⎪ = ?

⎪3(-2) + 4⎪ = ?

  1. -2
  2. 2
  3. 5
  4. 9
  5. 10

Answer

The correct answer is B.

The absolute value of a rational number is its distance from 0 on the number line. Follow the correct order of operations to simplify the expression.

|3(-2) + 4|

= |-6 + 4|

= |-2|

= 2