The Absolute-Value Inequality: Definition & Example


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Solve |x| = -3

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1. Solve |x| = 4


What are the two problems needed to set up this absolute value inequality for solving?

x + 1 < 2

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet give you the chance to quiz yourself on absolute value inequalities. Solving these inequalities is a big part of the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will evaluate the following:

  • Solving for absolute value inequalities
  • The equations needed to solve absolute value inequalities
  • When it isn't possible to solve an absolute inequality

Skills practiced

Skills that these assessments focus on include:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that ask you to solve absolute value inequalities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding solving absolute value inequalities and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the equations you need to solve absolute value inequalities

Additional Learning

To get more detail on solving absolute value inequalities, please refer to the lesson called The Absolute Value Inequality: Definition & Example. It examines these objectives:

  • Define absolute value
  • Define absolute value inequality
  • Follow an example to gain an understanding of the steps involved in solving an absolute value inequality