Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises - Page 154: 93


Solutions: $x=15$ and $x=-5$

Work Step by Step

$|x-5|=10$ 1) The value inside the bars is positive: $x-5=10$ $x=15$ 2) The value inside the bars is negative: $-(x-5)=10$ $x-5=-10$ $x=-5$ Testing: - $x=15$: $|15-5|=|10|=10$ - $x=-5$: $|-5-5|=|-10|=10$
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