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: 41

Answer

n=-$\frac{1}{8}$

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |8n+1|=0 Take 8n+1 and solve 8n+1=0 Subtract 1 from both sides 8n=-1 Divide both sides by 8 n=-$\frac{1}{8}$ Make 8n+1 negative and solve -8n-1=0 Add 1 to both sides -8n=1 Divide both sides by -8 n=-$\frac{1}{8}$
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