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Graphing calculator Absolute values? HOW?

  1. Dec 20, 2004 #1
    Does anyone know how to put absolute values in the t1-83 graphing calculator? I need to graph absolute value of x, the absolute value of x +2, and the absolute value of x-3
     
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  3. Dec 20, 2004 #2
    Easy as pi. HEHEHE.....Sorry.
    Go to your y= screen.
    Pust the yellow [2nd], then push catalogue (above the zero, I think).

    I think the first thing your screen will show is: abs(
    pust enter. There, now in Y1= should be abs(. Punch in your values, make sure your window is good, and wahlah.

    Paden Roder
     
  4. Dec 20, 2004 #3
    WOwiE YAY THAT IS EASY THANKS SO MUCH soooo my graph of abs(x)=a V looking graph :tongue2:
     
  5. Dec 20, 2004 #4
    yep... do you know why?

    HINT: what does AbsVal do to a number?
     
  6. Dec 21, 2004 #5
    Look at what the numbers would have been without the absolute value put in.
     
  7. Dec 21, 2004 #6
    Surely they would know what "absolute" means, why would they ask where to find it on their calculator if they didn't?
     
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