Students will solve absolute value equations and absolute value inequalities and match each equation or inequality to its solution. The use of scratch paper is recommended for this activity.
This activity's self-checking independent or partner practice supports students working through new material.
Documents are in PDF format.
- Riddle A asks students to solve absolute value equations. Extraneous solutions are possible.
- Riddle B asks students to solve absolute value inequalities. The solutions are represented in inequality notation.
- Riddle C asks students to solve absolute value equations and absolute value inequalities. Some equations have extraneous solutions. The solutions to the inequalities are represented in interval notation.
Primary Standards Addressed
2A.6E, 2A.6F from Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
⭐ Solving Absolute Value Equations Lesson
⭐ Absolute Value Applications Lesson
⭐ Solving Absolute Value Inequalities Lesson
⭐ Absolute Value Equations Puzzle Activity
⭐ Absolute Value Inequalities Puzzle Activity
⭐ Absolute Value Functions Task Cards Activity
⭐ Absolute Value Transformations Game Show Activity