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# Maximum absolute or absolute maxima

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:24 PM

The absolute value of a real number is defined as its numerical value without regard for sign.  So, for example, abs(2) = abs(−2) = 2.

The maximum of two real numbers is defined as the numerically bigger of the two.  For example, max(2, −3) = max(2, 2) = 2.

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Posted 11 October 2013 - 01:05 PM

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Posted 11 October 2013 - 06:26 PM

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 01:50 AM   Best Answer

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