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 Question 259146: nate runs 8miles each week. Write an expression for the number of miles he runs in n weeks. Find the number of miles nate runs in 5 weeks? Click here to see answer by rfer(12666)

 Question 259193: is the absolute value of any number the same as the absolute value of its additive inverse Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 259709: Vendor tells John that two hot dogs and one soda cost ten dollars and three hot dogs and two sodas cost sixteen dollars and fifty cents. How much does each cost? Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259679: If w is an integer and - | w2 | = w3 , then which of the following is a possible value of w? (A) -2 (B) -1 (C) 1 (D) 2 (E) 3 Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 259905: which number has the greatest absolute value? -17, -13,15 or 19? I am having trouble remembering how to solve percentages from purchases too. How do I solve? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 259939: I am wondering what the parentheses mean around a number i.e. -14+(-23) when the answer would be the same if done both ways i.e -23+-14= -37 / -14+-23= -37 please help. I am getting confused. Thanks Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 260015: If p and q are consecutive negative even integers whose sum is -120, and q < p, what is the value of | q - p |? Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 259961: If - | -h | = - | g - 4 | and g = -6, then what is the value of h? (A) -10 (B) -2 (C) 2 (D) 6 (E) 10 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 260451: my teacher told us to graph y=[x]- 3 how do i do that? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 261340: solve each in equality give the solution using interval notation Abs(5-3x)<=7 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 261345: solve the inequality give the solution using interval notation Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

 Question 261404: if y is less than negative 2, simplify that absolute value of (y plus 2) divided by (y plus 2) Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 261402: if 8 is less than x, simplify the absolute value of 8 minus x Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 261430: What do the lines outside of the equation mean? Ex: |7-4|=3 or something like that. i have a math exam tomorrow and i need help! Also, when I see this question "2+2 or -2+2"? these are just examples. thanks so much! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)
 Question 261430: What do the lines outside of the equation mean? Ex: |7-4|=3 or something like that. i have a math exam tomorrow and i need help! Also, when I see this question "2+2 or -2+2"? these are just examples. thanks so much! Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 257030: If doing absolute value ( Inequalities and Equations), how would I do x=10 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 261567: Hi I have been sick for school I missed school's lesson yesterday which it was regarding "Absolute Value" so i am having trouble understanding the homework. |4|+|-9| this is one of many problems i have to solve..you think you can help me explain? i also have "Addition and Subtractions" (-18)-9=? Multiplication n division (-63)/(-7)= and one more Exponents and Radicals (-2)8 Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 262240: what are the steps to solving ablolute values? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 262711: The opposite of −45 is equal to the absolute value of −45 true or false?? Click here to see answer by butterfliiizzz(18)

 Question 263951: Graph each function by translating y = |x|. y = |x| - 2.5 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 264068: write the equation of the line perpendicular to 2x-3y=7 through the point (-6,5) Click here to see answer by Greenfinch(383)

 Question 266637: Can you give me an example of an absolute value equation that has only one possible solution? Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 267646: An airplane flies at a rate of 356 km/h. If the plane travels a total distance of 1424 km, how long was it in the air? Krysta Click here to see answer by Mr.Gardner(4)

 Question 267979: For what value of x is the equation |x| = 10 true? i know the answer is x = 10 and x = -10 but i don't know how to state it as the answer? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9143)

 Question 269423: I am trying to find the solution for the following inequality containing absolute values: |7-x| <6 Thank you. Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269479: This problem is dealing with absolute value again too. The problem: |2-3x| ≥ -8 Because we are dividing by a -8, you change the greater than/equal sign the opposite direction, correct? Still not obtaining the right answer. I get 2≥ X ≥-10/3 Click here to see answer by drk(1908)

 Question 269584: I need help in an absolute-value word problem. I Am not sure how to translate it. Here goes: - Jessica can choose between two summer jobs. She can work as a checker in a discount store for \$8.40 an hour, or she can mow the lawns for 12.00 an hour. In order to mow lawns, she must buy a \$450 lawnmower. how many hours of labor will it take jessica to make more money mowing the lawns? I tried these solutions: 8.40 + 12x=450 and 8.40<450x< 12 but, i don't think neither is correct. Please help Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 270399: how do i find the answer to the absolute value of x equals 9 Click here to see answer by solver91311(16897)

 Question 270588: Solve the inequality: absolute value of 3-5x + 5 greater than equal to 6 **(So, it is the absolute value of 3-5x, and then it is followed by + 5 greater than equal to 6) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)

 Question 271095: Solve the equation: absolute value of 9y-5 = absolute value of 5-9y (What is the solution set?) Click here to see answer by stanbon(57377)
 Question 271095: Solve the equation: absolute value of 9y-5 = absolute value of 5-9y (What is the solution set?) Click here to see answer by LarissaRichardson(34)