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    absolute value of 13r^2 can be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rj2001 View Post
    absolute value of 13r^2 can be?
    |13r^2|=13|r^2|=13r^2

    13r^2 is always nonnegative (that is greater than or equal to zero. it is zero if r = 0, and greater otherwise), so you can drop the absolute value signs completely
    Last edited by Jhevon; April 20th 2007 at 03:34 PM.
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