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: 47


x=3 x=-2

Work Step by Step

Original Equation |4x-2|=|-10| Take the absolute value of -10 |4x-2|=10 Take 4x-2 and solve 4x-2=10 Add 2 to both sides 4x=12 Divide both sides by 4 x=3 Make 4x-2 negative and solve -4x+2=10 Subtract 2 from both sides -4x=8 Divide both sides by -4 x=-2
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