answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

An absolute value can never be a negative. An absolute value is just the distance the # is from the zero...so again for it to be negative thats not possible

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-09-14 23:32:27
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Algebra

20 cards

A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.8
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
2254 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is it called when the absolute value of a number is negative?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How do you find the absolute the Absolute Value?

The absolute value of a number is the positive (or non-negative) value of the number. The absolute value of 0 or a positive number is the number itself. The absolute value of a negative number is its positive equivalent.


Does a negative number minus a negative number equal a positive number or a negative number?

a negative number minus a negative number is a negative number plus a negative number the answer depends on the value of the first number if the first number's absolute value is larger than the second number's absolute value than the answer is negative if the first number's absolute value is less than the second number's absolute value than the answer is positive


Is the absolute of a positive integer is a negative integer?

No. The absolute value of a number is the value of the number ignoring the sign - it is always positive: The absolute value of a negative number is a positive number; The absolute value of a positive number is a positive number.


Is a absolute value of a number always non-negative?

Yes, absolute value is a number that is a whole number and it is non-negative.


Is the absolute value of a positive integer a negative integer?

Absolute values are never negative. The opposite, or negative, or additive inverse, of a negative number is the number's absolute value; a non-negative number is its own absolute value. The absolute values of 7 and -5, are, respectively, 7 and 5.


Explain why the absolute value of a number is never a negative number?

Sample Response: The absolute value of a number is the distance the number is from 0 on a number line. Since distance is never negative, absolute value is never negative.


Does a negative number plus a positive number equal a negative?

If the positive number is bigger than the absolute value of the negative number, yes. But if the positive number is smaller, the result is negative. And if the positive number is equal to the absolute value of the negative number, your answer will be 0. The absolute value of a number is the number without the negative sign. So, for example, the absolute value of -3 is 3 and the absolute value of -10 is 10.


What is the absolute value of 3 34?

The absolute value of a number which is not negative is the same as the number.


Negative PLUS a positive equals?

It is a negative if the negative number has the higher absolute value and positive if the positive number has the higher absolute value.


Can the absolute value of a number be negative?

NO


Refering to absolute value can the absolute value of x be -2?

No, the absolute value of a number cannot equal a negative number.


Is a negative number less than its absolute value?

A negative number is less than its absolute value.

People also asked