## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - Get Ready! - Page 231: 17

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#### Work Step by Step

We first simplify: $$-3 \mid d-5 \mid = -6 \\ \mid d-5 \mid = 2$$ Because it is an absolute value, we set the expression within the absolute value bars equal to and -2: $$d-5 = 2 \\ d=7$$ $$d-5 = -2 \\ d=3$$

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