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Q: When is the absolute value of a number equal to the opposite of that same number?

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No. The absolute value of any number is the non-negative value of that number.So, the absolute value of a number X, which is greater than or equal to 0, is X.The absolute value of a number X, which is less than 0, is -X.Note that, in the second case, X < 0 implies that -X > 0.

It is the number with the same magnitude (absolute value) and the opposite sign.

The absolute value is 21. The opposite, when you are studying absolute values, is probably -21.

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.

That's the absolute value.

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Yes! When the number is negative, the absolute value of it'll be its opposite.

When the number is 0.

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When the number is non-positive.

how do you identify opposite and absolute value of a rational number

The absolute value of a positive number is the number itself. The absolute value of a negative number is the number's opposite (additive inverse).

Absolute value is always the opposite of the number.

If a number is zero or positive, then its absolute value is equal to the number.

The answer depends on whether the "opposite" means the multiplicative inverse or the additive inverse.

If you are taking the absolute value of a negative number, that number will always be positive. So the opposite of the absolute value of -7 would be -7.

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