Intermediate Algebra (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321969359
ISBN 13: 978-0-32196-935-4

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises - Page 132: 74


the set of all real numbers

Work Step by Step

The given inequality, $ |-8-3x|-7\gt-8 ,$ is equivalent to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} |-8-3x|\gt-8+7 \\\\ |-8-3x|\gt-1 .\end{array} For any $x$, the left side of the inequality above is always a non negative number. This is always greater than the negative number at the right. Hence, the solution is $\text{ the set of all real numbers .}$
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