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 Click here to see ALL problems on absolute-value Question 261567: Hi I have been sick for school I missed school's lesson yesterday which it was regarding "Absolute Value" so i am having trouble understanding the homework. |4|+|-9| this is one of many problems i have to solve..you think you can help me explain? i also have "Addition and Subtractions" (-18)-9=? Multiplication n division (-63)/(-7)= and one more Exponents and Radicals (-2)8 Answer by Alan3354(30955)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!|4|+|-9| Absolute value is the magnitude, or the distance from zero and is always positive. |-9| = 9 --> |4| + |-9| = 4+9 = 13 --------------------------- this is one of many problems i have to solve..you think you can help me explain? i also have "Addition and Subtractions" (-18)-9=? -18-9 = -27 ------------- Multiplication n division (-63)/(-7) = (-1)*63/((-1)*7) The -1's cancel = 63/7 = 9 -------- and one more Exponents and Radicals (-2)8 If that's = +256 An even power makes it positive.