Ch 3: CEOE Advanced Math: Absolute Value

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This chapter on Absolute Value comes packed with engaging video lessons designed to help you succeed on the related portions of the CEOE Advanced Math exam, with professional instructors guiding you through a review of all the key topics within the subject.

CEOE Advanced Math: Absolute Value - Chapter Summary

Study up before you take the CEOE Advanced Math exam. The lessons in this chapter zero in on the various representations and functions of absolute value in math. By the end of the chapter, you'll have given your understanding a significant boost in all of the following areas:

  • Defining absolute value
  • Evaluating absolute value expressions
  • Solving absolute value equations and practice problems
  • Graphing and transforming an absolute value
  • Dilations and reflections in absolute value graphing
  • Calculating a real number's absolute value

You'll be able to verify your comprehension after every lesson with a practice quiz that you can also use to familiarize yourself with the sorts of questions you may encounter on the test. If you get a question wrong, these quizzes will provide the option to quick-jump back to the point of the lesson that deals with the topic. And if you find you're still struggling, you can always ask questions of our professional instructors using the teacher or help tab.

CEOE Advanced Math: Absolute Value Chapter Objectives

The CEOE Advanced Mathematics exam is a part of the teacher certification process in Oklahoma for those seeking licensure as advanced math teachers. The exam is comprised of five subareas with 80 multiple-choice questions between them, as well as one written-response assignment that will pertain to the relations, functions, and algebra subarea.

Preparing with this chapter will be useful for the aforementioned Relations, Functions, and Algebra subarea, which makes up 27% of the exam's total content including both the multiple-choice and written-response questions. A portion of this subarea contains questions centered on the principles and properties of rational, radical, piecewise, and absolute value functions, and you can use these lessons to make sure you're covered in the latter department.

7 Lessons in Chapter 3: CEOE Advanced Math: Absolute Value
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What is an Absolute Value?

1. What is an Absolute Value?

When we're talking and comparing numbers, we often don't care whether its positive or negative, just how big it is. This is often called the magnitude of a number and we find it by taking the absolute value. Learn all about it here!

How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions

2. How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions

Substituting values into absolute values doesn't have to be too hard, but it can be if you're given deceiving beginning information. See if you're up to it by checking out this video!

How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation

3. How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation

Once you get familiar with any new operation, the next step in any algebra class is to learn how to solve equations with that operation in them. Absolute values are no different. Solve absolute value equations here!

Solving Absolute Value Practice Problems

4. Solving Absolute Value Practice Problems

There are many easy mistakes to make when solving absolute value equations. Learn how to avoid those mistakes here by working on examples of absolute value equations with operations on the inside and the outside of the absolute value.

How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

5. How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

Absolute value graphs normally look like the letter 'V', but transformations can change that 'V' in a number of different ways. As well as teaching you how to graph absolute values, this video will focus on a specific group of transformations called translations. Learn all about what that means here!

Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections

6. Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections

Although a basic absolute value graph isn't complicated, transformations can make them sufficiently confusing! In this lesson, you'll practice different transformations of absolute value graphs.

Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number

7. Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number

You can find the absolute value of any real number. This lesson will define absolute value, explain what real numbers are and give the steps to finding the absolute value of any real number.

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