College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value - 1.6 Assess Your Understanding: 51

Answer

No solution.

Work Step by Step

$|-4x|+|-5|\leq1$ Simplify $|-4x|+5\leq1$ Isolate the absolute value. $|-4x|+5-5\leq1-5$ Subtract 5 from both sides. $|-4x|\leq-4$ The statement is false for any value of x, so no solution.
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