# SOLUTION: [6+1/2x]=14;-40, how do i decide whether the given number is a solution of the equation?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on absolute-value Question 50940This question is from textbook algebra 2 : [6+1/2x]=14;-40, how do i decide whether the given number is a solution of the equation?This question is from textbook algebra 2 Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website![6+1/2x]=14;-40, how do i decide whether the given number is a solution of the equation? ------------ Substitute -40 for x and see if you get a true statement. |6+(1/2)(-40)|=14 |6-20|=14 |-14|=14 14=14 It is true so -40 is a solution. Cheers, Stan H.