## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Solutions: $x=15$ and $x=-5$
$|x-5|=10$ 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: - $x=15$: $|15-5|=|10|=10$ - $x=-5$: $|-5-5|=|-10|=10$