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Solution 10579: Entering Absolute Values using the TI-85 and TI-86 Graphing Calculators.

How do I input absolute values using the TI-85 and TI-86 graphing calculator?

The instructions below demonstrate how to use the abs function to obtain the absolute value using the TI-85 and TI-86.

Example: Find |-6|

• Press [2nd][MATH][F1][F5]

• Input -6

• Press [ENTER] for the result

For further information, please refer to the TI-85 or TI-86 Guidebooks.