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anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x: x 8 = 5
A. x: 13 and x: 3
B. x: 3 and x: 3
C. x: 3 and x: 13
D. No solution.
anonymous
 one year ago
Solve for x: x 8 = 5 A. x: 13 and x: 3 B. x: 3 and x: 3 C. x: 3 and x: 13 D. No solution.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you isolate the variable?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Adding 8? @mthompson440

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, so what is the new equation?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0X: 3 ? @mthompson440

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it should read the absolute value of = 3 So, what does the absolute value mean?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm not really sure. @mthompson440

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think of it like this . . . On a number line 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 the absolute value of three is three in both directions. So + or 

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So it's +3? @mthompson440

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an example of the absolute value of "a" is "a" in both directions +a and a

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh okkk. @mthompson440

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the absolute value of a is still a because it is "a" places away from the zero

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh ok. So the answer is x: 3 and x:3?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in this case the absolute value of 3 is still 3. Yes, 3 and 3
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