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Solution 11745: Inputting Absolute Values Using the TI-83 Family, TI-84 Plus Family or TI-Nspire™ Handheld in TI-84 Plus Mode.

How do I input absolute values using a TI-83 family, TI-84 Plus family or TI-Nspire handheld in TI-84 Plus mode?

The instructions below demonstrate how to input the abs( or absolute value function using the TI-83 family, TI-84 Plus family or TI-Nspire handheld in TI-84 Plus mode.

Example: Find |-3|

• Press [MATH]
• Scroll right to highlight NUM and select 1:abs(
• Input -3. To make a value negative, use the negate or [(-)] key located below the [3] key.
• Press [ENTER] and the solution below should be displayed.

Please see the TI-83 Plus Family and TI-84 Plus Family guidebooks for additional information.

TI-Nspire handheld in TI-84 Plus mode users may refer to the TI-84 Plus family guidebook.