|-8|+|-14|-9

The absolute value is the distance between a number and zero. The distance between -8 and 0 is 8.

8+|-14|-9

The absolute value is the distance between a number and zero. The distance between -14 and 0 is 14.

8+14-9

8+14-9

Add 8 and 14.

22-9

Subtract 9 from 22.

13

13

Evaluate |-8|+|-14|-9