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−5|x + 1| = 10 My answer is x= −3 and x = 1 Am I right?

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    |...| can never be negative

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    so, NO

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    is it 0 then?

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    if you divide both sides by -5 you get a negative -2 on RHS as hartnn wrote this is not possible

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    no, that means that equation has NO SOLUTION

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    oh...

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    @hartnn is correct, there is no possible solution.

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    Ok thank you! :)

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    welcome ^_^

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