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## Video: GMAT Absolute Value

###### January 5, 2012

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Back in middle school, you probably learned how to evaluate an expression that contains a pair of absolute value signs. But can you manipulate an expression when variables are inside the absolute value signs?

When you take the GMAT, the quant section may contain a question or two requiring you to do so. Most students aren't ready.

My latest video covers the basics of absolute value, which will set you ahead of most test-takers. If you want to hone your skills even more, there's a chapter with a drill and test-like practice questions in Total GMAT Math.

About the author: Jeff Sackmann has written many GMAT preparation books, including the popular Total GMAT Math, Total GMAT Verbal, and GMAT 111. He has also created explanations for problems in The Official Guide, as well as 1,800 practice GMAT math questions.

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