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anonymous
 one year ago
Help me solve this absolute value equation?
anonymous
 one year ago
Help me solve this absolute value equation?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[2\left x+2 \right1=5\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[2\left x+2 \right=5+1=6\] \[\left x+2 \right=\frac{ 6 }{ 2 }=3\] \[x+2=\pm3\] find x

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, remember the abs value can have a + or  value and be true, like the last line above

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what about the equation \[2\left x+2 \right1=5\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got zero but i know that's not the answer

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for the absolute value quantity.\[\left something \right = c\] set that 'something' equal to + or  c \[something = +c~~~~or~~~~something=c\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve both of those for x...

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you should get 2 answers ,

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My first answer was x=1, I'm trying to solve the second equation now. I'm unsure of the answer because I know I'm taking the wrong steps

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that one is a bit different, just looked at it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, the second equation is negative

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The absolute value is greater than or equal to zero, so that one will not have any answers

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my options for that equation is 1 or 5

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[2*\left x+2 \right1=5\] \[\left x+2 \right=2\] false, no solution

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x+2=3,find x x+2=3,find x
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