# Graphing Absolute Values Teacher Resources

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#### Twelve Graphing Absolute Value Equations

For Students 9th - 11th
In this graphing absolute value worksheet, students graph twelve absolute value equations on the grids provided.  The solutions are provided.
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#### Solving and Graphing Absolute Value Inequalities

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Turning absolute value inequalities into compound inequalities and graphing them is an algorithmic skill that many young algebrists memorize instead of working to understand. This presentation really emphasizes the how's and why's of...
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#### Graphing Absolute Value Equations

For Students 8th - 10th
In this algebra worksheet, students graph absolute value equations and use translations to move the graph around on a coordinate plane. There are 4 questions with an answer key.
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#### Senior Analysis: Graphing Rational Functions

For Students 10th - 12th
Budding mathematicians graph given functions, identify the asymptotes, graph absolute values, and write a table of points. This three-page worksheet contains 23 problems.
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#### Graphing Absolute Value Functions

For Students 9th
In this graphing absolute value functions worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 12 different types of problems. First, they graph each equation shown on the appropriate graph provided, Then, students solve for each variable.
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#### Connecting Graphing and Solving Absolute Value Equations and Functions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Can you solve an equation graphically? Absolutely! This Algebra II lesson makes the connection between solving an absolute value equation and graphing two functions. Graphing absolute value functions is presented through the process of...
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#### Graphing Absolute value Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the concept of inequalities and practice graphing them at various degrees of difficulty. They review the basic rules with the teacher at the level of theory which may make it harder for them to understand without...
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#### Lesson 2-5: Absolute Value Functions and Graphs

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is absolute value? What is an absolute value function? Emerging mathematicians solve equations containing variables inside an absolute value sign.  They graph each function on a coordinate plane and identify the maximum and minimum...
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#### 6.5 Absolute-Value Equations and Inequalities

For Students 8th - 10th
In this absolute value equations worksheet, students solve absolute-value equations and inequalities. They graph answers on a number line. This one-page worksheet contains 34 problems.
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#### Absolute Value Inequalities

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the concept of absolute value inequalities. In this absolute value inequality lesson, 10th graders solve absolute value inequalities through lecture and practice. Students graph absolute value inequalities on a...
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#### What Does the Constant 'h' do in y = |x-h|?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Translating the graph of an absolute value equation horizontally based on the value of a constant, seems to be a big task. That sentence was a mouthful. So what does it all mean? Click on this video to observe the instructor illustrate...
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#### How Do You Figure Out if an Absolute Value Inequality is an AND or OR Compound Inequality?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The problem is to determine if a given inequality represents an AND or OR compound inequality. There has to be a way to make that determination. Well, one way is to graph it on a number line and actually see what happens. Do the lines...
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#### What Does the Constant 'k' do in y = |x|+k?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
How do you translate absolute value equations vertically? What's a parent equation? What is a constant k in an equation? How does the value of the constant k change the graph of the equation vertically? So many questions. Watch as the...
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#### How Do You Write an Equation for a Translation of an Absolute Value Function?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Translate an absolute value equation, horizontally and vertically. First, what is the form of an absolute value equation? There are several variables that represent specific pieces in this equation. Vertical, horizontal, constant,...
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#### Chapters 8 & 9: Functions and Graphing

For Students 10th - 12th
How many problems can your learners solve without using their calculators? They solve problems containing absolute value, exponents, and rational roots. This three-page worksheet contains 18 multi-step problems, and it was originally...
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#### Graphs - Labels, Formulas, Pictures

For Students 8th - 9th
In this graphs worksheet, students identify and match 8 different labels found in the left-side of the sheet. First, they identify the relationship between labels, formulas, and graphs. Then, students match each label to its correct...
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#### Solving Absolute Value Inequalities

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
You know how to find absolute values and you know how to solve inequalities — but what happens when these two concepts are in the same problem? A YouTube video first reviews absolute values and moves on to solving absolute value...
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#### Graphs Involving Absolute Value

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, students graph absolute value functions.  The two page worksheet contains four multiple choice questions.  Answers are included.
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#### Absolute Value Inequalities

For Students 9th - 10th
In this absolute value inequalities  learning exercise, students solve given inequalities and graph their solution.  This four-page learning exercise contains 26 problems.  Answers are provided on the last two pages.
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#### Graph the Absolute Value

For Students 9th - 10th
For this graphing worksheet, students must graph the solution set to five absolute value functions on a number line. There is an answer sheet included.
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#### Read, Recognize & Graph Integers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore negative and positive integers on a number line. They review a newspaper to determine careers that use positive and negative integers. In groups, they read and answer questions on "Lifestyles of the Rich and...
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#### Chapter 3 - Worksheet 3D

For Students 11th - 12th
In this pre-calculus activity 3D, students determine if a function is even or odd. They sketch graphs of functions and find the inverse of functions. This two-page activity contains 18 problems.
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#### Absolute Value Word Problems: Practice A

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate absolute value equations and inequalities. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders solve and graph absolute value equations and inequalities. Students translate verbal expressions into absolute value inequalities.
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#### Solve and Graph Simple Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What is the best method to overcome negativity? Remember your absolute value! An informative video starts with an explanation of what absolute value is and its connection to measurement. It goes on to solve sample problems to help...