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Absolute Value? [#permalink] New post 29 May 2006, 22:54
Can somebody explain the concept of absolute value?There is a confusion everytime i sit down to solve the question involving the modulus function.

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 [#permalink] New post 29 May 2006, 23:36
Here is a good reference for Absloute Value basics
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/absolute.htm
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Re: Absolute Value? [#permalink] New post 29 May 2006, 23:48
amansingla4 wrote:
Can somebody explain the concept of absolute value?There is a confusion everytime i sit down to solve the question involving the modulus function.

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I dont know about others but I find graphs to be a very useful way to solve modulus problems..

see the attachment..hope I dont confuse you even more :-)
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 [#permalink] New post 30 May 2006, 01:35
Thanks...
But could you please explain with examples in which there is atleast one variable and is an inequality?
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 [#permalink] New post 30 May 2006, 02:06
amansingla4 wrote:
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But could you please explain with examples in which there is atleast one variable and is an inequality?
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Didn't understand you, could you give a problem?. The graph method might not be helpful in each problem.
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