bieberfan
x+3=5
what is the answer to this absolute value question?



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megycool2
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x=2

bieberfan
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thanks!

alanabrisa
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absolute value just means there r no negatives. so its basically just like solving x+3=5
3 3
x=2

brookester6
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x=2 and 2 actually c:

dstars5
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x is either 2 or 8, because you want the expression inside the absolute value to be 5 OR 5.

bieberfan
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can you please show the exact steps?

alanabrisa
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x+3=5
 3 3

x=2

megycool2
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\[x+3=5\]
3 3
x = 2

dstars5
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Guys, all absolute value equations have 2 answers... 8 + 3 = 5, and \[\left 5 \right\] = 5, thus 8 works here, as well as 2.

Hero
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What the...@bieberfan is still around?