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Q: What does absolute values represent?

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An ordered pair has two values. You need to define the absolute value of an ordered pair before the question can be answered. There are many possible metrics.

All numbers have opposites that are the same as their absolute values.

Additive opposites MUST have the same absolute values.

Values of above 7 represent alkalinity, below, represent acidity.

No, absolute values are always positive.

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A positive and negative number with the same magnitude (value) will have their absolute values equal.

It is the mean absolute deviation.

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To represent values

You can represent values using variables. This can only be done with whole numbers.

In a technical sense, an absolute value is the actual magnitude of a numerical value or measurement, irrespective of its relation to other values.

Because that is the definition of absolute values

all absolute values are positive, so the absolute value of -3.3 is 3.3

An absolute mean is a mean of the absolute magnitude of a function with both positive and negative values.

The absolute value is the distance from 0 on the number line. -5 is 5 away from 0. You cannot have a negative distance, therefore you cannot have a negative absolute value. Absolute values are not ALWAYS positive because absolute values can be zero as well. Zero is not positive nor negative.

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The sum of the absolute values of two numbers is greater or equal than the absolute values of the sum. It will be equal if both are positive or both are negative; greater if one is positive and one is negative. Try it out with some sample numbers!

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Fractions make no difference to absolute values.

no all absolute values are positive