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

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  1. megycool2
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    x=2

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    thanks!

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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

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    x=2 and -2 actually c:

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

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    can you please show the exact steps?

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    x+3=5 - 3 -3 --- x=2

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    \[|x+3|=5\] -3 -3 x = 2

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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.

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    What the...@bieberfan is still around?

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