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: 17

Answer

x=$\frac{1}{5}$

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |5x-1|=0 Take 5x-1 and solve 5x-1=0 Add 1 to both sides 5x=1 Divide both sides by 5 x=$\frac{1}{5}$ Make 5x-1 negative and solve -5x+1=0 Subtract 1 from both sides -5x=-1 Divide both sides by -5 x=$\frac{1}{5}$
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