# Exercise 1.4

This procedure choose the plus (`+`

) operator if `b`

is greater than `0`

, otherwise it choose the minus (`-`

) operator and then it uses this operator with `a`

and `b`

to correctly compute \(a+|b|\).

This procedure choose the plus (`+`

) operator if `b`

is greater than `0`

, otherwise it choose the minus (`-`

) operator and then it uses this operator with `a`

and `b`

to correctly compute \(a+|b|\).