Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Appendix D - Exercise Set: 84

Answer

x$\lt$-2 and x$\gt$5

Work Step by Step

abs(2x-3)=7 can be divided into two different equations: 2x-3$\gt$7 and -2x+3$\gt$7 1. 2x-3$\gt$7 2x$\gt$10 x$\gt$5 2. -2x+3$\gt$7 -2x$\gt$4 -x$\gt$2 x$\lt$-2 therefore, combining both ranges of x, we get x$\lt$-2 and x$\gt$5
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