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# Absolute value questions... (P.S. I would very much like help ASAP.)

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First one:

Suppose that \(|a - b| + |b - c| + |c - a| = 20.\)

What is the maximum possible value of \(|a - b|\)?

Second one:

Suppose that \([|a - b| + |b - c| + |c - d| + \dots + |m-n| + |n-o| + \cdots+ |x - y| + |y - z| + |z - a| = 20.\)

What is the maximum possible value of \(|a-n|\)?

Apr 19, 2020