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The absolute value of a real number is its numerical value without regard to its sign. So, for example, 3 is the absolute value of both 3 and −3. The absolute value is closely related to the notions of magnitude, distance, and norm in various mathematical and physical contexts. Absolute value of a number is the distance from the number on the number line to zero Example: |-7| = 7 | 7 | = 7

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