Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - 11.1 - Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value - Concept Quiz 11.1: 7

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

RECALL: For any real number $a$, $|a| \ge 0$ This means that the absolute value of any number is greater than or equal to 0. Thus, for any real number $x$, $|x+1| \ge 0$. Therefore, $|x+1| \not \lt -3$ The given inequality has no solution. Thus, the given statement is false.
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