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 - Guided Practice for Examples 1,2, and 3 - Page 53: 5



Work Step by Step

$|2x+5|=3x$ implies $2x+5=3x\\x=5$ or $2x+5=-3x\\5=-5x\\x=-1$. Here $x=-1$ is an extraneous solution. Thus $x=5$.
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