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: 35


x=7 x=-1

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |x-3|+3=7 Subtract 3 from both sides |x-3|=4 Take x-3 and solve x-3=4 Add 3 to both sides x=7 Make x-3 negative and solve -x+3+3=7 Simplify -x+6=7 Subtract 6 from both sides -x=1 Divide both sides by -1 x=-1
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