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Solve the absolute value equation, if possible.  If there is no solution, explain why. | 5x + 13| = -7 Is this right? | 5x + 13| = -7|= 11 or did i need to subtract 5 from both sides?

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  1. anonymous
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    Can absolute value be negative?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I don't think so. Because it doesn't say which direction

  3. anonymous
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    right, so this equation has no solution.

  4. anonymous
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    there is no value of x that you can put in between the || signs to get -7.

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    • one year ago
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    Okay thanks

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