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Ch 23: MTLE Mathematics: Absolute Value Functions

About This Chapter

Learn how to work with absolute values in order to answer questions regarding this operation on the MTLE Mathematics examination. Our engaging video lessons will help prepare you for these questions on the exam.

MTLE Mathematics: Absolute Value Functions - Chapter Summary

Let our instructors guide you through video lessons that cover the most important topics related to absolute value. Discover how to perform transformations and solve equations. This chapter includes information that may be on the exam, including:

  • The definition of absolute value
  • How to evaluate absolute value
  • Solving equations that include absolute value operations
  • Ways to graph absolute values
  • Transformations of absolute value graphs

Watch the video lessons in this chapter to brush up on absolute value functions before taking the MTLE Mathematics examination. Check out our multiple-choice quizzes to test yourself on the types of questions that will appear on the exam.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: MTLE Mathematics: Absolute Value Functions
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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!

How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

4. 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

5. 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.

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