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: 65

Answer

$x =$ $\frac{3}{2}$

Work Step by Step

$\mid$$x + 4$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$7 - x$$\mid$ $x + 4 = 7 - x$ $2x = 3$ $x =$ $\frac{3}{2}$ $\mid$$x + 4$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$7 - x$$\mid$ $x + 4 = -7 + x$ $0 = -11$ $\varnothing$ $Therefore, x =$ $\frac{3}{2}$ $is$ $the$ $only$ $answer$.
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