To find: the distance between the two numbers on the given number line.
The distance between the two numbers is .
A number line is given as
Distance between two numbers a and b is given by
Absolute value property:
For any real number a,
Consider the given number line.
Two numbers on the number line is and .
Distance between the numbers can be calculated as shown below:
Now, compare the distance with :
Now, by absolute value property:
Hence, distance between the numbers is 4 units.
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