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A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Total Gadha - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 09:16 AM

For all C AT 2009 aspirants starting their preparations, an introduction to absolute value (modulus) will help them to strengthen their basics. The credit for this chapter goes to my C AT 2009 students. Teaching in a classroom is a learning experience. A teacher learns more about the topic from students than what he learns from the books. This chapter is dedicated to all my C AT 2009 students who gradually, through their inquisitiveness, forced me to find more about the subject than what I already knew.

To understand absolute value function, we study the function from two different points.

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We shall discuss this further in our CBT Club students. I shall cover some problems based on this in the CBT Club this week.

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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by dhruv dingliwal - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 09:32 AM Hi TG, Ye t anothe r supe rb le cture ! And, ye s I com ple te ly agre e with what you said about te aching. In fact, I have m yse lf taught C AT'07 guys in C he nnai apart from m y job in IT se ctor. And I too owe a gre at part of m y unde rstanding to m y stude nts. Dhruv

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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Gul Gul - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 11:47 AM Awe som e !.....k e e p up d gO O d work ...
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by shini ... - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 12:23 PM nice article .. m ade it look so m uch e asie r.. will save a lot of tim e and e quations in solving. ps: the re is a typo e rror in 7th que s. ...so that |x -2| = 0, and not 2
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Sm all W onde r - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 04:55 PM

TG Sir da jawaab nahi Sm all


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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by nirm e sh sinha - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 07:15 PM De ar sir, if u can include som e m ore cre ative que stions on Modulus .The n it will he lp to re inforce those conce pts. PS: btw the word cre ative is re dundant as TG's que stions are C R EATIVE by de fault!

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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by chandu chandu - Tue sday, 18 De ce m be r 2007, 10:46 PM C ool info TJ Sir ThanQ
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by k ohinoor biswas - W e dne sday, 19 De ce m be r 2007, 03:38 PM W as just talk ing about this with a ce rtain R ahul je na ye ste rday night.. ne e d m od funda and he y pre sto !!! wat do i find on TG the ne x t day .. Awe som e !!
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by bre ndan de cruz - W e dne sday, 19 De ce m be r 2007, 10:42 PM TG Sir,

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gre at stuff!!!! ple asant re vision for us cat07 folk s.......
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by C atapult!!! O n the way - Friday, 21 De ce m be r 2007, 03:59 PM Awe som e lik e always
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by am it k um ar - Tue sday, 25 De ce m be r 2007, 06:42 PM

i m new member and finding this site very useful.keep doing good work.always waiting for new discussions.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by am itabh yadav - Saturday, 29 De ce m be r 2007, 09:58 AM Hi TG Sir, I re ally lik e d your le cture .Thank s. In the last que stion, we we re ask e d to calculate the are a of e nclose d are a;what if we we re ask e d to : calculate the no. of points P(x ,y) whe re x ,y both are inte ge rs ? and what if the we have a triangular are a for this que stion ? I think the answe r for the first que stion should be 25...but I am still not sure how to approach this proble m for a triangle .

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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by ashutosh singh - Saturday, 5 January 2008, 12:03 AM supe rb le cture .i can say with utm ost surity that this is the be st i have re ad about basics of m odulus so far.i have starte d fe e ling its e ffe ct aswe ll as i find m yse lf at e ase with proble m s involving m odulus.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by shalini chhabra - Saturday, 5 January 2008, 08:13 PM we l sir, are u goin 2 giv le cture s on daily basis?
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Jay Prak ash - Thursday, 10 January 2008, 01:55 PM de ar TG, Just awe som e , one m ore je m from ur source .
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by Satish Me dos - Friday, 11 January 2008, 11:33 PM

Gre at Post by TG ....


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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Total Gadha - Saturday, 12 January 2008, 12:05 AM Hi Nirm e sh, W ill try to post som e que stions on m odulus soon. Total Gadha
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Total Gadha - Saturday, 12 January 2008, 12:08 AM Hi Shalini, Dagny and I k e e p on writing le ssons and posting the m on the site . You can find the se le ssons in "Total Gadha's Q uant/Ve rbal Le ssons." Total Gadha
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by out onalim b - Saturday, 12 January 2008, 02:30 AM I re ally lik e d how you e x plaine d |x | as be ing distance from 0 & |x -a| as be ing the distance from a. It give s the whole thing a visual fe e l which m ak e s it a little sim ple r. Thank you.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Dvita Khandige - Monday, 14 January 2008, 11:19 AM Hmmm. I can't seem to fi nd any unsolved problems on thi s page. Am I mi ssi ng somethi ng? Or do I have to dow nload i t from some place else?
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by fundoo bond - Friday, 18 January 2008, 07:09 PM hi TG sir, re ally a nice posting!!!but the picture A241(absolute value 2) was not visible to m e . do othe r ppl facing the sam e pbm ? re gards, fundoo
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Joe l D\'Souza - Thursday, 21 Fe bruary 2008, 10:25 PM Good article TG sir. C ould u post som e thing on the ve ry basics of 'Functions'?? I'm a com m e rce stude nt and did not tak e m aths at 10+2.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Joe l D\'Souza - Thursday, 21 Fe bruary 2008, 10:30 PM I appe are d for C AT 2007 and faile d m ise rably. I de spe rate ly want to cle ar in this atte m pt. This m ay sound silly but I'm applying only IIMs A, B & C . My we ak ne ss is Maths and now since the focus has incre ase d on Alge bra and m ode rn m ath e sp. functions and progre ssions, m y appre he nsions are incre asing. If it's possible , as C AT 2008 grows close r ple ase hold a se ssion in Mum bai as we ll. Prof. Arun Sharm a and prof. Byju hold se ssions in m um bai too.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Total Gadha - Friday, 22 Fe bruary 2008, 11:28 AM Hi Joe l, Strange coincide nce but ye ste rday I re ce ive d a call from Jite ndra, anothe r TG use r, for holding se ssions in Mum bai. At this point, I doubt I can le ave m y curre nt stude nts in De lhi. Maybe I will visit Mum bai a fe w m onths late r. Anyhow, you will always have m y support through TG.com . Total Gadha
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Am it Aggarwal - Saturday, 24 May 2008, 04:41 PM Awe som e article ..

but had a doubt in the e nd..it is writte n -(3x +4) = 2+ 4x => x = -2/7 Am i m ising som e thing..it shuld have be e n x = -6/7

Le t m e k now if i am wrong..
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by ve nugopal prasanth - Sunday, 25 May 2008, 04:25 PM absolute ly am it......totally agre e with you.think the re is som e fault the re too. Anyway Tg you rock and k e e p inspiring us with the se absolute ly use ful posts of yours.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Navne e t Jha - W e dne sday, 28 May 2008, 01:48 PM Hi TG, Its re ally awe som e article ..I re ally cle are d m y fundam e ntals a lot.. The re is one sm all e rror though.. -(3x +4)=2+4x =>-3x -4=2+4x => x =-6/7 which again is an invalid answe r since -6/7 > -4/3.. Thank s again.. Navne e t
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Ank it Thak ur - Saturday, 26 July 2008, 01:36 PM

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Hi TG, I am re ally ge tting a lot of ne w conce pts in som e of the chapte rs. But I am ge tting confuse d in diffe re ntiating the le ssons of Alge bra pre se nt he re , C an u ple ase guide m e which chapte rs that you have discuss he re till now be long to Alge bra. As I think now C AT is giving m ore stre ss on Num be r Syste m , Alge bra and Ge om e try in Q uant se ction, out of which I am confide nt to tack le Num be r Syste m que stions, but not ge tting about Alge bra. Ge om e try I have re ce ntly starte d to do. So ple ase give m e the list of chapte rs pre se nt in Le ssons list that be long to Alge bra.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Ashwin A - Friday, 22 May 2009, 07:27 AM Fabulous TG!! Hats off!!! . I k now m any folk s who ge t scare d whe n the y he ar Mathe m atics.I wish the y m e e t u som e day just to k now, how wrong the y we re in the ir judge m e nt
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by saurabh se th - W e dne sday, 2 Se pte m be r 2009, 03:10 AM Ye ah .. a gre at article .........inde e d a gre at we b site
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Piyush Agrawal - W e dne sday, 2 Se pte m be r 2009, 01:38 PM Hi TG, Am a ne w use r he re . Ve ry good le cture s i would say. He lps unde rstand the basics so e asily. Piyush.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Ne tra Me hta - Thursday, 10 Se pte m be r 2009, 11:54 PM Hi TG!! C an u plz e x plain m e the que stion dat u ask e d... W hat is the m inim um value of |x -1| + |x -2| +......+ |x -10| ?? W aitin 4 ur rply.... Thnx
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by vik ash k um ar - Saturday, 12 Se pte m be r 2009, 09:25 AM he y T.G can i solve the last que stion are a bounde d by re gion |x +y| + |x -y|=4 as i m ge tting the answe r |x +y|=distance of x from line y=0 in ne gative dire ction |x -y|=distance of x from line y=0 in positive dire ction |x +y|+|x -y|=4 is two paralle l line paralle l to y=0 n having distance 4 again |x +y|=|y+x |=distance of y from line x =0 in ne gative dire ction |x -y|=|y-x |=distance of y from line x =0 in positive dire ction |x +y|+|x -y|=4 is two paralle l line paralle l to x =0 n having distance 4 thus the are a bounde d by both =4*4=16 if this is corre ct the n how can i ge ne rallize this
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by Bhuwne sh Laud - W e dne sday, 16 Se pte m be r 2009, 10:33 PM The point x should lie be twe e n the e x tre m e points. The e x tre m e points are 1 and 10 and the distance be twe e n the points is 9 units.Now the re m aining se rie s has e x tre m e points 2 and 9 and distance be twe e n the points is 7 units. Sim ilarly for points 3 and 8 distance is 7 units, points 4 and 7...3 units In orde r to m inim ize the sum m ation, the point x m ust lie finally in be twe e n 5 and 6. So for x = 5.5 the sum m ation should be m inim um .
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by barry white - Friday, 23 July 2010, 01:48 PM This is obsolute ly brilliant article . I am re ally glad I found this.. I was scratching m y he ad not ge tting the e sse nce of m od from long tim e .. This article has put all those doubts aside .. Thank you TG sir, I could ne ve r forge t u!! PS: I dont k now if i am bum ping old thre ad, re ally sorry for the spam !!
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by ank ur gupta - Friday, 23 July 2010, 05:45 PM I m ust te ll you TG sir that you are the changing the rule s of the gam e he re by providing such quality m ate rial for fre e .. O the r portals and e ducation institute s are de finite ly worrie d ove r how to tack le the 'gadha' phe nom e non... All the be st 'idiots'.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by ank ur gupta - Friday, 23 July 2010, 07:28 PM I m ust te ll you TG sir that you are the changing the rule s of the gam e he re by providing such quality m ate rial for fre e .. O the r portals and e ducation institute s are de finite ly worrie d ove r how to tack le the 'gadha' phe nom e non... All the be st 'idiots'.
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by rajwinde r singh - Friday, 24 Se pte m be r 2010, 12:49 PM too gud sir.........
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doubt by Shubhang balodi - Sunday, 31 O ctobe r 2010, 02:37 PM ||x || = x , if x 0 = -x , if x >0 ||x || + ||y|| = -1 [x ,y are re al num be rs] W hich of the following can ne ve r be the value of x 2 + y2 ?
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by priyank a j - Friday, 9 Se pte m be r 2011, 10:43 AM Thank s sir for such a nice article . Plz sir provide us som e m ore on m odulus. Afte r going through this article m y m odulus basics are cle ar, so want to tak e m y pre paration furthe r on this topic. I m ust be ve ry thank ful to u, if u write a ne w le sson for 2011 stude nts. Thank s
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by sande sh gupta - Sunday, 11 Se pte m be r 2011, 08:01 PM Thank s a lot sir , Ex ce lle nt article ... but sir i always ge t stuck in the que stion lik e find the are a confine d by the graph |x -2| + |Y-3| = 5 (for e x am ple ) . C an we solve the se que stion by the distance m e thod you discusse d .. I re que st you to tak e 1-2 e x am ple lik e this one so that we can re inforce our conce pts .
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by TG Te am - Monday, 12 Se pte m be r 2011, 12:51 PM

Hi Sandesh Try to plot the graph of |x| + |y| = 5. I hope you can do that. As it will be simply a region bounded by four lines. And then just try replacing x by x - 2 and then also y by y - 3. Hope this helps. Kamal Lohia
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DI Query by n k - W e dne sday, 9 Nove m be r 2011, 12:28 AM Hi Kam al, Sorry for posting at the wrong thre ad. Didnt find any DI thre ad unde r your nam e . My Q ue ry: In an e x am ination, the re are 3 se ctions, e ach has 5 que stions. In the 1st se ction, the right answe r carrie s 10 m ark s and wrong answe r fe tche s 3 ne gative m ark s. The 2nd and 3rd se ction carrie s 8 and 7 m ark s pe r que stion re spe ctive ly and the ne gative m ark ing pe r wrong answe r is 2 and 1 for 2nd and 3rd se ction re spe ctive ly. If a que stion is not atte m pte d, it re sults 0 m ark . 1)W hich of the following score s is not possible for any stude nt to ge t? 1. 114 2. 113 3. 115 4. 108 2) If any stude nt ge ts 120 out of 120, the score will not be conside re d, what are the m ax im um possible m ark s that a stude nt can obtain? (1) 118 (2) 114 (3) 110 (4) 108 (5) 119 ( -- Max im um Score can be 125, why is 120 m e ntione d he re ?? --)
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Re: A bsolute Value (Modulus)- Basics by robin catch - Saturday, 6 April 2013, 08:20 AM DEAR TG, pls e x plain the cone pts and funda basie d on the se pose rs.W ill be ve ry grate ful 1)e qn: x ^5-10x ^4+ax ^3+bx ^2+cx -32=0,give n the roots are +ve . De te rm ine a+b+c 2)e qn: x ^3-px ^2+qx -8=0; p&q are +ve re al;re al roots

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