# Absolute Value Calculator

## Calculator Use

Use this calculator to find the absolute value of numbers. Enter real numbers for x. The equation for absolute value is given as

\( \big| \, x \, \big| \)

## Example Absolute Values:

The absolute value of a number can be thought of as the distance of that number from 0 on a number line.

The absolute value of 9 is 9 written | 9 | = 9

The absolute value of -9 is 9 written | -9 | = 9

The absolute value of 0 is 0 written | 0 | = 0

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