## College Algebra 7th Edition

(a) $2x-1=5$ and $2x-1=-5$ (b) $-8\leq 3x+2\leq 8$
(a) To solve the equation $|2x-1|=5$ we think of it as two separate equations: $2x-1=5$ and $2x-1=-5$ (b) To solve the equation $|3x+2|\leq 8$ we think of it as a combination of two inequalities: $-8\leq 3x+2\leq 8$