In this activity, students will solve absolute value inequalities and write their answer in interval notation. This ladder activity is a great alternative to a worksheet. Students will cut the problems apart along the lines and work the card labeled "Start" and find their answer on the top of another card. They tape their cards together until a chain is formed.
There are 11 problems. Some answers do include fractions. Students are not required to draw number lines, but it could make a nice addition to the activity. Graphing is not included in this activity. Make sure these problems are appropriate for your students - download the preview and look at the thumbnails to see problem types.
This activity can be completed individually or in pairs. An answer key and instructions are provided.
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