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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

|3x - 4| - 8 = 6

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    solve for x?

  2. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    I think. The solution should have two answers

  3. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    ill try my best. [3x-4]= 6 +8.... 12x = 14............. x=14-12 .....x = 2?

  4. karatechopper
    • 4 years ago
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    yes you will have two solutions ons neg and one pos i think

  5. karatechopper
    • 4 years ago
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    i know one of them is 6, but not -6. u will need to set two cases up

  6. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    i was wrong. im sorry

  7. karatechopper
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    its ok ya know..u showed your work good!

  8. anonymous
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    i think i was doing a differant kind of problem

  9. JamesJ
    • 4 years ago
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    First because |3x - 4| - 8 = 6 we know that |3x - 4| = 14 --- (*) Now if 3x - 4 > 0, then |3x - 4| = 3x - 4, hence in that case the equation (*) implies 3x - 4 = 14 --- (1) On the other hand, if 3x - 4 < 0, then |3x - 4| = -(3x-4) = -3x + 4, and equation (*) implies -3x + 4 = 14 --- (2) So what you need to do now is solve each of the equations, (1) and (2)

  10. JamesJ
    • 4 years ago
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    Make sense?

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