# How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation Video

Instructions:

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### 'Solve the equation' means to _____.

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### 2. Getting an absolute value to equal a negative number is _____.

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Solving absolute value equations is a bit more complicated than defining absolute values, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these equations and how to solve them. The quiz questions will ask you about things like the definition of an equation.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be tested on the following:

• What it means to be asked to 'solve' an equation
• The characteristics of an absolute value
• Your ability to solve absolute value equations

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on absolute value equations from the related lesson
• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts, such as your knowledge of absolute values, to better understand why these equations have two solutions
• Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to solve absolute value equations