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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Hint: x5 = 3 turns into x5=3 or x5 = 3
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
solve each for x to get your two answers
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Sarah_Miller720 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
x = 8 and x = –2
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
first one is correct second is not
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Sarah_Miller720 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
should it be a positive 2?
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yep, visually, if you draw out a number line dw:1359156426213:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x  5 = 3 asks the question: which numbers x are 3 units away from the number 5? The answer is x = 2 or x = 8
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1359156534705:dw
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1359156562334:dw
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Sarah_Miller720 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh i get it now :) thanks
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jim_thompson5910 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome
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