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Absolute Value Equation Example 1

Here is an example of how to solve an absolute value equation.  Remember to read the lesson on absolute value equations as well.   Basic steps to follow: 1. Isolate the absolute part of the equation- in this example the absolute value is isolated on the left side. 2. Set what is inside of the […]


Solve Absolute Value Equations

What’s the absolute value of -3?  |-3| = 3  That was easy. How about the absolute value of  3?  |3|=3. Now let’s try this brain teaser, the absolute value of what number is 3?  i.e. |x|=3?   well we already determined above that 3 and -3 both have the absolute value of 3.  Therefore the […]