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anonymous
 4 years ago
1.53p=4.5
anonymous
 4 years ago
1.53p=4.5

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You mean 1.5 * 3p = 4.5?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm i think, but with the absolute bars around the 3p

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This means that whatever is inside of the absolute value will always be positive. 1.53p=4.5 1.) The first step is to divide by 1.5 3p = 4.5/1.5 3p = 3 2.) The second step is to figure out what the absolute value is. What value for p would equal 3? We have to remember that the variable p can be negative or positive. You can divide by 3 to figure out what pthe variable p could be. The first answer is p = 1. 3*1 = 3 The second part of this question is to figure out a negative value for p. Since the variable is in absolute bars, wouldn't 3*1 work too? 3*1 is equivalent to 3 since everything in absolute brackets becomes positive, 3 = 3 (Anything in absolute value bars will always be positive. ex: 3 = 3 or 510 = 5 In the latter example, 510 = 5 so the question is 5= p > 5=p) I hope this helps and is not confusing!!
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