## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$x = -8, x =$ $\frac{2}{3}$
$\mid$$5x +1$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$4x - 7$$\mid$ $5x + 1 = 4x - 7$ $x = -8$ $\mid$$5x + 1$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$4x - 7$$\mid$ $5x + 1 = -4x +7$ $9x = 6$ $x =$ $\frac{6}{9}$ $x =$ $\frac{2}{3}$