How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions


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Absolute value symbols should be treated like which one of the following?

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1. If a question requires us to know the value of y-x, but all we know is that x+2=y, what can we do?

2. If a question requires us to know the value of |2x + y|, but all we know is that |x + y| = 5, what can we do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on these assessments focus on solving equations with and without absolute values.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For these questions, make sure you know:

  • The characteristics of absolute values
  • How to solve an equation
  • What to do to solve an absolute value expression

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related math lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions which require solving absolute value expressions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characteristics of absolute values and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review these objectives with the lesson titled How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions:

  • Evaluate absolute expressions
  • Define absolute values
  • Review what absolute value signs do