## Precalculus (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 1 - Equations and Inequalities - 1.8 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities - 1.8 Exercises - Page 168: 59

#### Answer

The solution is $x=-\dfrac{5}{8}$

#### Work Step by Step

$|8x+5|=0$ Since the absolute value equation is equal to $0$, the solution can be found by solving the following equation: $8x+5=0$ Take $5$ to the right side: $8x=-5$ Solve for $x$: $x=-\dfrac{5}{8}$

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