Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Graphing Equations - Vocabulary, Readiness & Video Check: 5

V-shaped

Work Step by Step

The equation $y=|x|$ relates y to the absolute value of x. For example, if $x=4 or -4, y=4$. If we plot this equation on the rectangular coordinate plane, the resulting graph is v-shaped.

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