## College Algebra (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value - 1.6 Assess Your Understanding: 86

#### Answer

$-2\lt x\lt 2$

#### Work Step by Step

We know that the solution to the inequality: $x^2\lt a$ Is equivalent to: $-\sqrt{a}\lt x\lt \sqrt{a}$ Therefore: $x^{2}\lt 4$ $-\sqrt{4}\lt x\lt \sqrt{4}$ $-2\lt x\lt 2$

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