# Ch 2: Absolute Value Equations

Watch online video lessons and learn about absolute value notation, methods for evaluating absolute value expressions, graphs of absolute value and more. Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to test your knowledge of absolute value equations.

## Absolute Value Equations - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Let instructors teaching this chapter show you how absolute value can be used to represent a number's magnitude. Through a combination of entertaining video lessons and quizzes, you can also learn what to do when you see absolute value notation in an equation and get tips for performing translations, dilations and reflections to change the location or shape of an absolute value's graph. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

• Evaluate absolute value expressions
• Solve and graph absolute value equations
• Transform an absolute value's graph

Video Objectives
What Is an Absolute Value? Explore the uses of absolute value and familiarize yourself with absolute value notation. Examine methods for solving equations that include these types of expressions.
How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions Learn how to evaluate absolute value expressions by substituting numbers for variables.
How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation Find out how to split absolute value equations in two and solve for x.
Solving Absolute Value Practice Problems Practice the steps involved in solving absolute value equations.
How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations Identify components of an absolute value's graph. Discover methods for performing translations that shift graphs to the left and right or up and down.
Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations and Reflections Understand how to perform dilations and reflections used to stretch or shrink an absolute value's graph.

6 Lessons in Chapter 2: Absolute Value Equations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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