# How do you create a table of values for an absolute value equation?

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A table of values is simply a pairing between an input and an output. Absolute value equations can range from very complex to relatively simple -- there are also many theorems and postulates that dictate the behavior of absolute value equations in various circumstances.

In its purest form, absolute value makes all numbers positive. For instance,

Another common form of absolute value equations can be found in a form similar to

Thus:

From there, you can create a table from the values of

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