when a number is between two straight lines it means the absolute value.
to find absolute value you need to know how many numbers is that number away from 0.
when finding absolute value the number will always come out positive
so absolute value of -3 is 3
absolute value of 3/2 is 3/2
absolute value of -2 is 2
absolute value of 3.5 is 3.5
absolute value of -1 is 1
now put these numbers in order:
a) |-1|, |3/2|, |-2|, |-3|, |3.5|
in the attachment. i didn't see your choices. the word which means there is choices.
x tells you how much left or right you go from the origin
y tells you how much down or up you go from the origin
so for example (-3,2), you go left 3 and up twice. i denoted which of the ordered pairs is which in my graph.
15.36 per mile
but forgot to round
i am pretty sure