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: 49

Answer

$-6$

Work Step by Step

The lowest possible value of an absolute value is 0, so the only possible output of this absolute value that is less than or equal to zero is 0. Thus, we look for when the value inside the absolute value bars is 0, which occurs when x equals -6.
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