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makaylarrrrrr
 9 months ago
What is the solution set of x + 3  2 = 5?
makaylarrrrrr
 9 months ago
What is the solution set of x + 3  2 = 5?

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rock_mit182
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[x+3=3\] adding up both sides of the equation by 2

myininaya
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@MilenaSaeger Please do not just give the answer. (Also this is not the right answer)

makaylarrrrrr
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wouls the answer be no solution?

rock_mit182
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no you have to solve the absolute fvalue now

myininaya
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@makaylarrrrrr and why did you reach that conclusion? not saying you are wrong

makaylarrrrrr
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1because I plugged 6 and 0 back into the problem and they weren't equal to 5

myininaya
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok @makaylarrrrrr you are right to say no solution because the absolute value of something would leave you to either a positive or 0 answer but plugging in any value of x here: x+3 would leave you to a positive or 0 answer so there cannot possibly be a solution to x+3=3

myininaya
 9 months ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And @MilenaSaeger plugging in your answers as @makaylarrrrrr did you will see they do not work what did you say 6 and 0 the equation was x+32=5 plug in 6 we get: 6+32 92 92 7 but 7 is not 5 so x=6 will definitely not work you also said 0 would work but when we replace x with 0 we get 0+32 32 32 1 but 1 is not 5 so x=0 will definitely not work and again of some number will either be positive or zero (and never negative)
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