Writing Absolute Value Equations

It is absolutely the best equation for the situation. Learners write and solve a basic absolute value equation in the first question of the assessment. Given a more complex situation dealing with differences of temperatures, scholars write a second absolute value equation.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Lead a discussion on the ways to write the difference of two numbers
  • Have the class solve the second absolute value equation
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be able to determine the absolute value of a number
Pros

  • Contains examples to illustrate misconceptions
  • Provides instructional suggestions to address some misunderstandings
Cons

  • None
Common Core