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anonymous
 3 years ago
 x + 1/2  = –5
solve the equation? :)
anonymous
 3 years ago
 x + 1/2  = –5 solve the equation? :)

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, I fixed it now.

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The absolute value of a number represents the distance that number is from 0 on the number line ex: 5 = 5 because 5 is 5 units away from 0 22 = 22 because 22 is 22 units away from 0 So the absolute value of any number is NEVER negative because a negative distance doesn't make any sense.

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Using what I just said, does  x + 1/2  = –5 make any sense at all?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, the answer was "there is no solution."

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because it was multiple choice.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can one of you check out my new question?
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