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: 49

Answer

$x = -8, x = $ $\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

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