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Show the work to solve |3x – 2| < 7

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  1. lgbasallote
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    hint: solve for x in 3x - 2 < 7 AND 3x - 2 > -7 does that help? or do you need more help?

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    i need a lttle more

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  3. lgbasallote
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    okay... what do you get for x in 3x - 2 < 7?

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  4. lgbasallote
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    hint: start by adding 2 to BOTH sides

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    5x and 9

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  6. lgbasallote
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    no... you CAN'T combine 3x an 2

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    -2 and 2 will just cancel

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    so you have 3x < 9 got it?

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  9. vegas14
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    yah thanks!!

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  10. lgbasallote
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    now divide both sides by 3

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    x<3

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  12. lgbasallote
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    right.

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  13. lgbasallote
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    so that's for 3x - 2 < 7

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  14. lgbasallote
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    now solve for x in 3x - 2 > -7 what do you get?

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