Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Test: 9

Answer

x=-4 or $-\frac{1}{3}$.

Work Step by Step

Solve the equation: |2x-3|=|4x+5| 2 solutions: 2x-3=4x+5 or 2x-3=-(4x+5) -2x-3=5 $\frac{-2x}{-2}$=$\frac{8}{-2}$ x=-4 2x-3=-(4x+5) 2x-3=-4x-5 6x-3=-5 $\frac{6x}{6}$=$\frac{-2}{6}$ x=$-\frac{1}{3}$ x=-4 or $-\frac{1}{3}$
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