Mathematics

If x = -5, then |x - 7| =
A: -12
B: 2
C: 12
D: -2


Answers

yassautumn

4 years ago Comment

[latex]|-5-7|=|-12|=12[/latex]
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john10

4 years ago Comment

[latex]x=-5\\\\|(-5)-7| = \\(-5)-7=-12\\\\Therefore, \\\boxed{|(-5)-7|=12}[/latex]

Remember that there cannot be a negative number in an absolute value.