Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 1, Equations and Inequalities - 1.7 Solve Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities - 1.7 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 56: 41


The second possibility is not $5x-9=-x+3$ but $5x-9=-x-3.$

Work Step by Step

The error is in the first step because the second possibility is not $5x-9=-x+3$ but $5x-9=-x-3.$
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