Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Appendix D - Practice - Page 991: 9


The solution set is {9,-9}.

Work Step by Step

Using the absolute property rules, we can solve the problem by removing the bars and solving the equation. $-6|x|+44=-10$ $-6x+44=-10$ $-6x=-10-44$ $-6x=-54$ $x=-54/-6$ $x=9$ Since this is an absolute value equation, we must the positives and negatives of the number. So the solution is {9,-9}.
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