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anonymous
 one year ago
Need help please!!
anonymous
 one year ago
Need help please!!

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did this by hand and got an answer, but after checking it on multiple online calculators i keep getting no solution 2x3+5=4 I got X=1 and X=2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I had a couple of people try it and they got the same answers, x=1 and x=2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I like to simplify these problems where we get the absolute value equation on one side of the problem and the other numbers and things on the other side. So:\[\left 2×3 \right= 1\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then we can just plug in values of x to see if it'll equal 1. So you said you tried x=1 and x=2. Let's start with X=1: 2(1)3 = 23 = 1 and if we take the absolute value, we get 1, which does not equal 1 Next let's try x=2 2(2)3 = 43 = 1 which does not equal 1.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's try x=0 2(0) 3 = 03 = 3 which means it is 3 (because of absolute value, which I'm too lazy to type everytime) so it still does not equal 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Acutally, no number will =1 for this problem because we are trying to get an absolute value equation to equal a negative number, which is impossible

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So if you apply the first step I showed you (simplifying for the absolute value term) and you get a negative number, then it impossible for the absolute value equation to = that number

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, thank you so much for your help!
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