Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-2 Solving Two-Step Equations - Mixed Review - Page 93: 73


This is false.

Work Step by Step

In order to prove this to be false, we will use a counterexample: The absolute value of 2-7 is equal to 5. However, $2-7=-5$. -5 does not equal 5, so this statement is false.
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