Absolute Value Equations 4

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on solving absolute value equations, the instructor explains how to algebraically and graphically solve equations with absolute values. The lesson includes examples of different types of absolute value equations, such as those with positive and negative solutions or no solution at all. The instructor emphasizes the importance of checking solutions in the original equation and provides step-by-step instructions on how to do so.

Lesson Description:

Part 4 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?
  • How do you solve and check |6 + 2n| - 5 = -1?
  • How do you solve and check |3x - 5| + 6 = 1?
  • What are the 3 cases of absolute value equations, and how do you solve each case, when k > 0, k = 0, or k < 0?
  • How do you solve an absolute value equation if the absolute value equals a negative number?
  • Why can an absolute value not be negative?
  • How do you solve and check -2|x + 3| + 6 = 0?
  • How do you solve an absolute value equation when the absolute value is being multiplied by a number?
  • How do you solve and check |3x - 5| = 0?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes through a few more problems solving absolute value equations and checking the solutions. All steps are explained very well in this very good tutorial. This is great for practicing your absolute value equation solving skills.