Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Test: 10

Answer

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

Work Step by Step

Solve the equation: |x-5|=|x+2| x-5=x+2 or x-5=-(x+2) x-5-x=x+2-x -5=2 False. No solution. x-5=-(x+2) x-5=-x-2 x-5+x=-x-2+x 2x-5=-2 2x-5+5=-2+5 $\frac{2x}{2}$=$\frac{3}{2}$ x=$\frac{3}{2}$ x=$\frac{3}{2}$
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