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: 73

Answer

$a=2$ and $b=8$

Work Step by Step

We are given: $|x-1|\lt 3$ $-3\lt x-1\lt 3$ We add $5$: $-3+5\lt x-1+5\lt 3+5$ $2\lt x+4\lt 8$ Therefore: $a=2$ and $b=8$
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