(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Prove: abs(abs(x)-abs(y))<=abs(x-y)

2. Relevant equations

Triangle Inequality:

abs(a+b)<=abs(a)+abs(b)

3. The attempt at a solution

This is what i have so far:

Let a=x-y and b=y. Then

abs(x-y+y) <= abs(x-y)+abs(y) which becomes abs(x)-abs(y)<=abs(x-y). From here i get stuck can anybody help me?

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