Algebra 1

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

Chapter 4 - An Introduction to Functions - 4-2 Patterns and Linear Functions - Standardized Test Prep - Page 245: 23



Work Step by Step

$|4x-11|=13$ By the definition of an absolute value: $4x-11=13$ or $4x-11=-13\longrightarrow$ add 11 to each side $4x-11+11=13+11$ or $4x-11+11=-13+11\longrightarrow$ add $4x=24$ or $4x=-2\longrightarrow$ divide each side by 4 $4x\div4=24\div4$ or $4x\div4=-2\div4\longrightarrow$ divide $x=6$ or $x=-0.5$
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