Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-1 Inequalities and Their Graphs - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 170: 62


x is any rational or irrational number where x>0 y is any rational or irrational number where y=−x

Work Step by Step

For $x^2$ to equal $y^2$, the absolute values of x and y must be equal. Since it is given that x>y, x must be positive, and y must be negative and the opposite of x.
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