## Absolute Value Equations 1

Absolute Value Equations 1
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Part of video series Absolute Value Equations
Taught by YourMathGal

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Part 1 of how to solve algebraic linear absolute value equations. Explains algebraically and graphically.
• How do you solve and check absolute value equations?
• How do you set up an absolute value problem and write two equations?
• Why are there two solutions to absolute value problems?
• How do you get the second answer to an absolute value equation?
• What is the number line definition of absolute value?
• Why are the absolute values of -2 and 2 the same?
• Why can an absolute value not be negative?
• How do you solve |x| = 2?
• How do you solve |x| = 4?
• How do you solve and check |x - 1| = 5?
• What two equations can you make from |stuff| = k?
This is a very thorough explanation of how absolute value equations work and how to solve / check these problems. The ideas behind how absolute value works are explained in detail. This is a great introductory absolute value equation video. Problems in this lesson start off very simply.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on March 13, 2010.  