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CompassionateBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hello, you first want to solve the equation for x. Can you do that for me, hun?
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deboragranjaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats the answer to the entire thing?
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genius12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nope there is 2 answers.
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deboragranjaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
11 and 11 right?
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CompassionateBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No. It's actually 11 and 5. Do you know why?
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deboragranjaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay help me idk why
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genius12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\bf 2x+16=6 \implies 2x+16=6 \ or \ 2x+16=6\]
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genius12Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You have to cases to solve for. Since it's an absolute value, the answer could be +6 or 6 but either way it would come out as 6. So we consider both cases and solve for x in each case. We get x = 5 and x = 11.
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deboragranjaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ohhhhh okay thank you i get it.
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