Here is an example of how to graph an absolute value equation.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. Find the vertex (x,y)
2. Determine if the graph will be upward or downward
3. Determine how wide or narrow the V graph will be (estimate)
4. Sketch the graph

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Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations