Ch 10: Honors Algebra 1: Absolute Value Expressions & Equations

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In this chapter, you'll learn about expressions and equations involving absolute values. Watch engaging video lessons and track your progress on your Dashboard.

Honors Algebra 1: Absolute Value Expressions & Equations - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Our instructors have specially designed these lessons to be inviting and effective. As you learn about absolute value equations and expressions, watch stimulating videos that illustrate the material. Take quizzes along the way to test how well you're absorbing and retaining the information. If you have additional questions, reach out to the instructor for help. In this chapter, you'll examine:

  • Absolute values and how to identify them
  • Approaches for analyzing absolute value expressions
  • Ways to calculate absolute value equations
  • Methods for graphing absolute value expressions

Video Objective
What is an Absolute Value? Determine the magnitude of a number.
Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number Learn to identify the absolute value of a real number.
How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions Explore methods for substituting values into absolute values.
How to Solve an Absolute Value Equation Discover how to solve absolute value equations.
Solving Absolute Value Practice Problems Practice figuring absolute value equations.
Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections Examine ways to graph absolute value equations that include transformations.
How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations Learn how transformations function.

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: Honors Algebra 1: Absolute Value Expressions & Equations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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!

Finding the Absolute Value of a Real Number

2. 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.

How to Evaluate Absolute Value Expressions

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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.

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.

How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

7. 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!

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