Graphing Absolute Value Functions


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What is |3.14159|?

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1. What is |-2.71828|?

2. What is the graph of y = -|x|?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Absolute value function graphs is the subject of this worksheet/quiz. Answer questions on topics like what |3.14…| and |-2.71…| are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • The graph of y = -|x|
  • Graph for y = 4|x|
  • Colored lines that represent a given graph

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about graphing functions in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve absolute value function graphs practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding absolute value bars and the process of solving an equation in which they're used

Additional Learning

You can study the subject further via the accompanying lesson called Graphing Absolute Value Functions. Points of interest in the lesson are listed as follows:

  • A definition of absolute value
  • An everyday application of a number's absolute value
  • Parent function/piecewise function of absolute value
  • Maximal/minimal points of absolute value functions
  • What scaling means
  • Branches of a function and how they're expressed