College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.6 - Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value - 1.6 Assess Your Understanding: 4

Answer

$-5 \lt x \lt 5$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $|x| \lt a \longrightarrow -a \lt x \lt a$ Using the rule above gives: $|x| \lt 5 \longrightarrow -5 \lt x \lt 5$ Thus, the missing expression in the given statement is: $-5 \lt x \lt 5$
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