anonymous
  • anonymous
|3/7x-1/8|=-2
Mathematics
  • Stacey Warren - Expert brainly.com
Hey! We 've verified this expert answer for you, click below to unlock the details :)
SOLVED
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
chestercat
  • chestercat
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1328466052564:dw|
anonymous
  • anonymous
You'll always have two answers, one where you put a negative sign in front of whatever was inside the abs. value and one where you leave it as it was
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1328466152526:dw| this is the solution to that first branch where there's a negative sign in front of everything

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.

More answers

anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1328466299763:dw| this is the solution to the 2nd equation, where you leave whatever was inside the absolute value by itself
anonymous
  • anonymous
I figured out the answer is no solution for some reason.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Is that the answer in the back of the book? Because I'm pretty sure there IS an answer.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay, I see. The steps are all right, I just forgot to plug the answers back into the original equations to see whether they worked. My bad.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Yeah, if you plug in my answers into the original equation they don't work. So the answers I got don't work when you plug them back in. I believe the term is called 'extraneous solutions': solutions that exist when you solve the equation, but aren't actually the answer to the original problem.
anonymous
  • anonymous
hold the phone!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
you have an absolute value on the left, and a negative number on the right. stop right there because the abosolute value is never negative
anonymous
  • anonymous
Bollocks. How'd I miss that. I just did extra work to realize that you could never get an answer. Poop.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I suppose I did prove that statement, though. Heh.

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.