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: 66

Answer

$y = 3$

Work Step by Step

$\mid$$8 - y$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$y + 2$$\mid$ $8 - y = y + 2$ $-2y = -6$ $y = 3$ $\mid$$8 - y$$\mid$ $=$ $\mid$$y + 2$$\mid$ $8 - y = -y - 2$ $0 = -10$ $\varnothing$ $As$ $a$ $result,$ $y = 3$ $is$ $the$ $only$ $answer$.
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