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## anonymous 4 years ago |x| + 5 = 8

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1. anonymous

3

2. anonymous

Notably $-x+5=8\text{ when }x<0\\x+5=8\text{ when }x\geq0$Because that's how $$|x|$$ is defined, myyess?

3. anonymous

could it be 3 or a negitive 3 ?

4. hoblos

|x| + 5 = 8 |x| = 3 x=±3

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