Absolute Value Equations 2

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Lesson Description:

Part 2 of how to solve algebraic linear absolute value equations. Explains algebraically and graphically.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • 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 two equations can you make from |stuff| = k?
  • How do you set up, solve, and check |2x - 1| = 7?
  • Why do you have to get the absolute value by itself in an absolute value equation?
  • How do you isolate the absolute value in an equation?
  • How do you solve |2x - 1| + 5 = 6?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes through some more complicated absolute value equations, sets up the problem, splits it into two equations, solves both equations, and checks both answers. All steps are explained in detail and very clearly. This is a great tutorial on absolute value equations.