how would you work this out? The number "absolute value of (3-pi)" is equal to: 3-pi pi-3 pi+3 -3-pi 9-pi^2 Totally confusing!
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Originally Posted by alaricepent The number "absolute value of (3-pi)" is equal to: 3-pi, pi-3, pi+3, -3-pi, 9-pi^2 Do you know the value of $\displaystyle \pi$? Do you know $\displaystyle | \pi - 3| =|3 - \pi|>0$? So which?
Originally Posted by alaricepent how would you work this out? The number "absolute value of (3-pi)" is equal to: 3-pi pi-3 pi+3 -3-pi 9-pi^2 Totally confusing! We know the absolute value will give us a positive answer. $\displaystyle |3-\pi|=|-.14159...|=.14159....=\boxed{\pi-3}$ That's the only one that works.
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