jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
5|2x - 5 | -3 = 12 please help
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anonymous
  • anonymous
5|2x - 5 | -3 = 12 --> 5|2x - 5 | = 15 --> |2x - 5 | = 3 --> Equation 1: 2x - 5 = -3 Equation 2:2x - 5 = 3
anonymous
  • anonymous
Equation 1: 2x = 2 Equation 2:2x = 8
anonymous
  • anonymous
Equation 1: x=1 Equation 2: x=4

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jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
it is neither one of those
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
5|2(1)-5|-3 = 12 5|-3| -3 = 12 5*3 -3 = 12 5|2(4)-5|-3 = 12 5|8-5|-3 = 12 5(3)-3=12 those are both correct.
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
but you are right in that it is neither one of those — it is both of those...
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
my problem says it is incorrect
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
perhaps you didn't copy the problem correctly.
tkhunny
  • tkhunny
@jazzyfa30 I suggest you show some of YOUR work. That might settle the issue.
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
i copied and pasted it
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
well, feel free to point out the mistake in my work, or FMP's :-)
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
Mathematica agrees with our answers, too.
jazzyfa30
  • jazzyfa30
never mind ill figure it out
whpalmer4
  • whpalmer4
Well, please post the correct answers for us when you do!

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