Students will learn how to solve absolute value equations. Then students will learn how to find the \(x\) and \(y\)-intercepts of absolute value equations algebraically.
Next, give your students these challenges:
Odds, Evens and More Evens by NRICH: The key is to notice \(A_i = 2^i(2n - 1),\) and \(1000 = 2^35^3.\) Thus, the only sequence which includes \(1000\) is \(A_3.\)
2021 Math Kangaroo Levels 7-8 Problem #23: The 6-digit number 1ABCDE is multiplied by 3 and the result is the 6-digit number ABCDE1. What is the sum of the digits of this number? Here's the solution.
Conclude by leading this investigation:
Primitive Lightning (composite divisors)