This week we learned about graphing and solving absolute value graphs and equations, it’s similar to last chapter except with absolute value signs so the graph can’t go into the negative and is all positive. In this way it basically reflects the same way as it was going as in into the negative but in the other direction once it hits y=0.

Because of this the graphs end up looking something like this based on the type of equation (linear/quadratic)

Other than graphing we can find the x values by using previously used ways of solving for quadratic/linear equations, for quadratic specifically we’d be making one side and getting it to 0 before using the quadratic equation or factoring to get our x values.