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absolute value of real numbers

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The absolute value of a real number $ a$ is defined by

$\displaystyle \vert a\vert = \max(a,-a) =
a & \mbox{for $a \geq 0$} \\
-a & \mbox{for $a \leq 0$}

and has the following properties.

(Authors: Höllig/Kimmerle/Abele)


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