I Absolute(ly) Don't Care About Direction: Solving and Proving Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities

Unit 2: Its Not Always a Straight Answer: Linear Equations and Inequalities in 1 Variable
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: SWBAT...1. Solve one variable equations and inequalities with absolute values. 2. Graph absolute value equations as functions.

Big Idea: Stock trading is utilized as an entry point for students to explore the strange and wonderful world of absolute value equations and inequalities.

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