If \(a\) and \(b\) are nonzero numbers on the number line, is \(0\) between \(a\) and \(b?\)

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If \(a\) and \(b\) are nonzero numbers on the number line, is \(0\) between \(a\) and \(b?\)

(1) The distance between \(0\) and \(a\) is greater than the distance between \(0\) and \(b.\)
(2) The sum of the distances between \(0\) and \(a\) and between \(0\) and \(b\) is greater than the distance between \(0\) and the sum \(a + b.\)

Answer: B

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