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hunterhoff

  • 3 years ago

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

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  1. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    |...| can never be negative

  2. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    so, NO

  3. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    is it 0 then?

  4. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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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

  5. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    no, that means that equation has NO SOLUTION

  6. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    oh...

  7. zordoloom
    • 3 years ago
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    @hartnn is correct, there is no possible solution.

  8. hunterhoff
    • 3 years ago
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    Ok thank you! :)

  9. hartnn
    • 3 years ago
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    welcome ^_^

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