Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Absolute Value Equations - Exercise Set: 42

Answer

x=$\frac{2}{5}$

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |5x-2|=0 Take 5x-2 and solve 5x-2=0 Add 2 to both sides 5x=2 Divide both sides by 2 x=$\frac{2}{5}$ Make 5x-2 negative and solve -5x+2=0 Subtract 2 from both sides -5x=-2 Divide both sides by -5 x=$\frac{2}{5}$

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