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Girly17
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x + 3 < 5 (1 point)
–8 < x < 2
–2 < x < 8
3 < x < 5
–3 < x < 5
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Girly17 Group Title
x + 3 < 5 (1 point) –8 < x < 2 –2 < x < 8 3 < x < 5 –3 < x < 5
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Similar Example: x + 1 < 7 7 < x + 1 < 7 71 < x + 11 < 71 8 < x < 6 So the solution is 8 < x < 6
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Think of the absolute value of x+3 as "some number" that inequality is saying some number is less than 5 units away from 0.
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It follows then that dw:1350359096163:dw x+3 falls within the shaded region.
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So what can you draw from that?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
does my example help?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x + 3 < 5 becomes 5 < x +3 < 5 Now solve for x
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