Elementary Algebra

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

Chapter 11 - Additional Topics - Chapter 11 Test - Page 521: 15



Work Step by Step

Using the rules for absolute values to generate two equations, we obtain: Step 1: $|x-2|=6$ Step 2: $x-2=6$ and $x-2=-6$ Step 3: $x=6+2$ and $x=-6+2$ Step 4: $x=8$ and $x=-4$ Therefore, the solution set for the equation is {$-4,8$}.
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