Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Equations and Inequalities Involving Absolute Value - Exercise Set - Page 283: 13



Work Step by Step

Given: $2|y+6|=10$ This can also be written as: $|y+6|=5$ As per definition of absolute value, we have $y+6=5$ and $y+6=-5$ Thus, $y=5-6=-1$ and $y=-5-6=-11$ Hence, {$-11,-1$}
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