## College Algebra (10th Edition)

$-5 \lt x \lt 5$
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: $-5 \lt x \lt 5$