My math book has the following true-or-false question: The absolute value of any real number is positive. According to the book, it is False, but it does not explain why. Is this because |0|=0, and 0 is neither positive or negative?
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Originally Posted by Ihtyhm My math book has the following true-or-false question: According to the book, it is False, but it does not explain why. Is this because |0|=0, and 0 is neither positive or negative? That is absolutely correct.
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