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A simple definition is that the absolute value of a number is how many places away from zero it is on a number line. Say you have the number three. The number three is three places away from zero on a number line. Say you have the number negative three. That number is also three spots away from zero on the number line. That is why there is no such thing as negative absolute values.

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