AlgebraExpress the distance between the numbers -3.6 and -1.4 using absolute value.
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Express the distance between the numbers -3.6 and -1.4 using absolute value. Then find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression ?
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Step 1 The distance between any two points ""a"" and ""b"" id given by |a-b| or |b-a|, where a and ""b"" are any two points on a real number line,
Here, a= -3.6 and b = -1.4
Step 2
To calculate the distance,
Distance =|a-b|
=|-3.6-(-1.4)|
=|-3.6+1.4|
=|-2.2|
=2.2
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