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 - Problem Set 11.1: 25

Answer

To solve an absolute value problem, we must consider both the case where the number that the absolute value is set equal to is positive and the case where it is negative. Recall, if we are solving an inequality, we must flip the inequality sign when we change the sign.

Work Step by Step

To solve an absolute value problem, we must consider both the case where the number that the absolute value is set equal to is positive and the case where it is negative. Recall, if we are solving an inequality, we must flip the inequality sign when we change the sign.
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