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    Absolute Value

    |1-sqrt2|

    |1- square root of 2|

    I want to know the method explained step by step on how to do it please?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nerdzor View Post
    |1-sqrt2|

    |1- square root of 2|

    I want to know the method explained step by step on how to do it please?
    how to do what?? you don't have a question here
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    Quote Originally Posted by nerdzor View Post
    |1-sqrt2|

    |1- square root of 2|

    I want to know the method explained step by step on how to do it please?
    The answer is \sqrt{2} - 1.

    This is because you want the size of |1 - \sqrt{2}| and 1 - \sqrt{2} is negative .....
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