Elementary and Intermediate Algebra: Concepts & Applications (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32184-874-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-32184-874-1

Chapter 1-6 - Cumulative Review - Page 440: 47


$$n=-144\quad \mathrm{or}\quad \:n=144$$

Work Step by Step

We solve the given expression by using the rules of Algebra to isolate the variable on one side of the equation. Doing this, we find: $$ \frac{1}{3}\left|n\right|=48\\ \left|n\right|=144\\ n=-144\quad \mathrm{or}\quad \:n=144$$
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