Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Absolute Value Equations - Exercise Set - Page 100: 30


m=-$\frac{5}{2}$ m=0

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |4m+5|=5 Take 4m+5 and solve 4m+5=5 Subtract 5 from both sides 4m=0 Divide both sides by 4 m=0 Make 4m+5 negative and solve -4m-5=5 Add 5 to both sides -4m=10 Divide both sides by -4 m=-$\frac{5}{2}$
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