Ch 20: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Absolute Value

About This Chapter

Recall how to solve absolute value equations when you watch the videos in this chapter and take the short quizzes that follow them. These actions can help you when you encounter absolute values on the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Absolute Value - Chapter Summary

If you intend to take the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination, you may wish to first review this chapter's online video lessons. The videos will show you how to determine the absolute value of a number and explain the rules for splitting an equation into two parts. The lessons also focus on the notation of absolute values and the process of using substitution when working with absolute values. When you watch the videos, you could remember how to:

  • Identify an absolute value
  • Evaluate an absolute value expression
  • Calculate the answers to equations by substituting variables
  • Solve basic absolute value equations

When you access the online videos, you'll notice a timeline feature underneath. Click there to find and toggle between the main topics of the videos. Pause the tutorial lessons or rewind them as necessary. You'll have the capacity to interactively submit questions to the knowledgeable instructors as you get set for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination. Related course information and lesson quizzes can be found by clicking on the appropriate tabs.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Absolute Value Chapter Objectives

Questions on absolute values are included on the computer-based NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III - Mathematics examination's section on algebra. You'll demonstrate your proficiency with absolute values and other topics as you pursue a teaching endorsement. You will also be required to display your understanding of geometry concepts, mathematical reasoning and statistics. You must answer 45 multiple-choice questions on these and other subjects in one hour or less.

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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