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studmuffin

  • 3 years ago

2|5x - 2| + 4 = 18 for x.

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  1. studmuffin
    • 3 years ago
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    i am trying to figure this out...but i can't figure it out.

  2. Muskan
    • 3 years ago
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    is 18x?

  3. across
    • 3 years ago
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    This is basically two equations.

  4. studmuffin
    • 3 years ago
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    Solve 2|5x - 2| + 4 = 18 sorry

  5. across
    • 3 years ago
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    \[2(5x-2)+4=18\]and\[2(2-5x)+4=18\]

  6. studmuffin
    • 3 years ago
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    Now how did you get that?

  7. Muskan
    • 3 years ago
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    10x-2+4=18 10x-2+4-18 10x-16

  8. studmuffin
    • 3 years ago
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    Thank you @Muskan AND @across

  9. Muskan
    • 3 years ago
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    ur wlc

  10. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    A better idea:\[2|5x - 2| + 4 = 18\Rightarrow |5x - 2| = 7\]Square both sides. \[25x^2 - 10x + 4 = 49\]Solve the quadratic equation.

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