When you're learning about translating absolute value equations, learning about vertical translations is a MUST! Check out this tutorial and see what it takes to translate an absolute value equation vertically.

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Ever slide something across a table? If so, then you have performed a translation! In this tutorial, learn the definition of translation and see some really neat examples. Take a look!