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jazzyfa30

  • 2 years ago

Solve: | 4x | = |15+x| | 5 | |2y - 1| Select one: a. |5 3| b. |-3 -4| c. | 3 4| d. | -2 5|

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  1. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    @jagatuba help please

  2. jdoe0001
    • 2 years ago
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    can you take a quick screenshot of the material and show us?

  3. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    Sorry, I'm at work and got interrupted. Hmm. I'm missing something I think. -3 and 5 would be the solution to |4x|=|15+x|, but I don't see that as an answer possibility. Like jdoe said maybe a screen shot would help.

  4. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    how do i take a screenshot

  5. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    I'm not seeing a relationship between | 4x | = |15+x| and | 5 | |2y - 1|, but my math skills are a little bit rusty I'm ashamed to admit.

  6. jdoe0001
    • 2 years ago
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    usually tap the PrinsScrn or PrtSc button after the F12 key on the keyboard, then go to say Paint, and paste there

  7. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    The Prt Sc button will copy the screen to the clipboard then paste that into Paint and save the file then attach that file to your response with the attach file button below your response box.

  8. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    LOL Yeah what he said.

  9. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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  10. jazzyfa30
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    thank you for showing me that

  11. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    i got my answer it was A

  12. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    Now I'm just trying to figure out why it's |5 3| rather than 5 -3

  13. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    i dont even know how 5 got in the answer

  14. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    Well if x=5 then 4x=20 and 15+x=20 therefore 4x=15+x. Likewise if x=-3 then |4x|=|-12| or simply 12 and |15+x|=|12| or simply 12.

  15. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    However, if x=3 then 4x=12 and 15+3=18, therefore |4x|≠|15+x|.

  16. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    oh ok

  17. jagatuba
    • 2 years ago
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    Where is @mathslover when you need'm?

  18. jazzyfa30
    • 2 years ago
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    I need your help on another problem

  19. mathslover
    • 2 years ago
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    Hello Jagatuba, awesome help ! Sorry, I was away.

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