Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Absolute Value Equations - Exercise Set: 11

Answer

x=3 x=-3

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |3x|+5=14 Take 3x and solve 3x+5=14 Subtract 5 from both sides 3x=9 Divide both sides by 3 x=3 Make 3x negative and solve -3x+5=14 Subtract 5 from both sides -3x=9 Divide both sides by -3 x=-3
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