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 Question 232823: Please help me with this problem: 4+|3-(x/3)|>=9 I get x<=-6 and x>=48 my professor says that the 48 should be 24 and i just don't understand why! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(31487)

 Question 232951: can you help me solve this absolute value equation? f(x)=abs(x+3)-5 Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9817)

 Question 233120: how do you find a equation for a line passing through (3,7) when y varies directly with x Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 233436: 10 minus the absolute value of x plus 2 equals 12? Click here to see answer by rapaljer(4667)

 Question 234370: I am starting college again and this is a practice question on a review and I can't even remember where to begin with this. If Sally can paint a house in 4 hours, and John can paint the same house in 6 hour, how long will it take for both of them to paint the house together? It does have multiple choice and they are. A. 2 hours and 24 minutes B. 3 hours and 12 minutes C. 3 hours and 44 minutes D. 4 hours and 10 minutes E. 4 hours and 33 minutes Thank you for your help. I haven't don't algebra in 10 years or longer. I have always done well and I think with the a little refreshing I will do better. Click here to see answer by monika_p(71)

 Question 236537: How do i know if an albsolute value problem is 'and' or 'or'?? Example: absolute value of 9x is greater than or equal to 90. I know the answer. I just need to know if the solution is written in and or or. please hurry!! Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15745)

 Question 237397: trying to solve y=-/x+4/. seems to be linear when i graph it and am expecting it to "V". I also did the positive equation for homework: y=/x+4/ this DID have a "V" graph result. Shouldnt the negative absolute be a mirror of it??? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)

 Question 237624: what is a test value to determine whether or not a problem is a solution? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 236818: What is the smallest value of x for which | x | < 6 Click here to see answer by College Student(505)

 Question 238834: if the length ia 4 yds longer double the witdth of a playing field perimetre is 266 yds what is the dimensions Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 240708: Two angles are complementary. The sum of the measure of the first angle and one-fourth the second angle is 76.5 degrees. Find the measures of the angles. What is the measure of the smaller angle? What is the measure of the other angle? Click here to see answer by solver91311(17059)

 Question 240968: 2 (absolute value bar) 3x-1 (end of absolute vale bar) +5=33 thank you! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 242419: What is the solution of |2x - 1| = 5 ? 2x-1=5 2x=5+1 2x=6 2/2=6/2 X=3 |2x-1|=-5 2x=5+1 2x=-4 2/2=-4/2 x=-2 so (x=3 and -2) Click here to see answer by philline_palana(20)

 Question 242418: What is the solution of 3|x + 5|<= 6 ? Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)

 Question 244656: I really need this extra credit but is so hard and I have no idea how to do it heres the problem: The Franklin family consists of 4 people. It costs %15.25 per person each week for groceries. If groceries cost 3% more this month compared to last month, then find the total cost for groceries this month. Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)
 Question 244656: I really need this extra credit but is so hard and I have no idea how to do it heres the problem: The Franklin family consists of 4 people. It costs %15.25 per person each week for groceries. If groceries cost 3% more this month compared to last month, then find the total cost for groceries this month. Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9144)

 Question 245233: 2{5x+3}=16 The bracket's stand for absolute value i just started absolute value with equations so i would love to see steps to help me get the picture thanks :) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57940)

 Question 245533: i'm having trouble with my homework on solving absolute value equations. I am taking advanced algebra 1 heres the question... x-2 (in absolute value bars) x-2= x/3 can you please help! Click here to see answer by College Student(505)
 Question 245533: i'm having trouble with my homework on solving absolute value equations. I am taking advanced algebra 1 heres the question... x-2 (in absolute value bars) x-2= x/3 can you please help! Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 245850: Rewrite the expression without absolute value bars. ll-1l-l-8ll l= absolute value bars Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)
 Question 245850: Rewrite the expression without absolute value bars. ll-1l-l-8ll l= absolute value bars Click here to see answer by jsmallt9(3296)
 Question 245850: Rewrite the expression without absolute value bars. ll-1l-l-8ll l= absolute value bars Click here to see answer by College Student(505)

 Question 245852: Express the distance between the given numbers using absolute value. Then find the distance by evaluating the absolute value expression. -46 and -32 Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 245857: Simplify the rational expression. Find all numbers that must be excluded from the domain of the simplified rational expression. x^ + 8x +12 / x^ + 9x +14 with / being the fraction line Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)