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Unformatted text preview: the left and positive numbers to the right; neg pos +0> A number that is (2) is exactly the same distance from 0 as a number that is (+2); i.e., they are both exactly 2 units away from 0. The absolute value 2 or 2 for both numbers is 2. Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers + times + = + + divided by + = + + times  = + divided by  =  times + =  divided by + =  times  = + divided by  = + Grouping Symbols When parentheses occur within parentheses, we can make them different shapes, such as [ ] also called brackets and { } also called braces. They all have the same meaning. When more than one type of grouping symbol occurs, do the computations in the innermost first. Then work from the inside out. That's all there is to it!...
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