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 Question 157382: Solve the equation. (If there are any unused answer boxes, enter NONE in the last boxes. If any real number is a solution, enter ANY in the answer boxes.) |4x-5|-9=4 x = _-2__ (smaller value) x = _4.5__ (larger value) Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 157587: I need help solving an absolute problem for X: 5*absolute value of y+9 = 15 Sorry I wasn't sure how to type is absolute value sign.. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 157670: I was trying to solve this problem: a grocery scale is accurate to within one once write the error in the price when weighting an item that cost \$9 per pound as an absolute value expression. What I did was to divide 9/16 to get the price of one once =0.6 My answer would be /0.6>9<0.6/ but I am not sure. Please help me Click here to see answer by josmiceli(9674)

 Question 157589: I need help on this absolute value question solving for Y: 5*absolute value of y+9 =15 sorry I dindt know how to type in absolute value signs.. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 158106: 6!2x + 5!=6x + 24 !=Absolute Value Sign Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 158598: #31. |2x-1|/|3|= 5 **The absolute value is all around 2x-1/3 I tried multiplying everything by 3 to get rid of the fraction and got: |6x-3| = 15 and |6x-3| = -15 I solved the problem like that and got {-2, 3} The answer shown at the end of the textbook is {-7,8}, but I don't know how they got that answer. Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 158726: As it leaves its support harness, a minisub takes a deep dive toward ans underwater exploration site. The dive is modeled by the function d(x)=x^2 -12x, where d(x) represents, the depth of the minisub in hundreds of feet at a distance of z mi from the surface ship. How far from the mother ship did the minisub reach its deepest point? Explain Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 159370: Solve. 1) .2n+1=.3n-.2 2) A=P+Prt solve and justify each step. 4) 3|2x+6|=24 Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 159387: in 1997, the two top selling cereals were general mills cheerios and kellogg's frosted flakes, with combined sales of 460,000,000. frosted flakes sales were 60,000,000 less then sales of cheerios, what were the 1997 sales far each brand can anyone help Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 159841: Our teacher asked us to find an example of why this expression is false, the absolute value of a over b is equal to a over b. Please help me! Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 159992: Draw the graph of |x-2|-2x. Please explain how you arrived to the anwser. I currently have no concept of absolute values. Thank you Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 160350: Which of the following values of w satisfies the inequality |w|>9? -10 -4 0 4 9 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 160501: solve this equation |x+4| = |2x-7| I have to make a system and solve it but don't know which I can change I need the answer asap please Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 160780: How can you draw the graph of y = x* |x|? Thank you very much. Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)
 Question 160780: How can you draw the graph of y = x* |x|? Thank you very much. Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 160916: Find all the real values for x so that (5-x) < 2. Write your answer in a sentence. **** ( ) signifies absolute value Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 161106: Can u help with absolute value and inequalities like |s+4|>2 Click here to see answer by vleith(2825)

 Question 161293: My teacher gave us a worksheet and one of the problems said: "The answers to an absolute value problem are graphed below. What was the equation?" The graph had -12 and 120 graphed. I know that I find the medain number between the two, but then what should I do? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57337)

 Question 162028: WHICH EQUATIONS OF LINES PASS THROUGH 0,6 Y=6X+5 Y=5X+6 Y=5X+3 Y=4X+6 Click here to see answer by Electrified_Levi(103)

 Question 162025: Solve the system of equations using the addition (elimination) method. If the answer is a unique solution, present it as an ordered pair: (x, y). If not, specify whether the answer is “no solution” or “infinitely many solutions.” 5x – 4y = 1 -10x + 8y = -3 Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 162261: x-7=x+7x x-7=8x x-x-7=8x-x 0-7=7x -7=7x -7/7=7x/7 -1=x Check: (-1)-7 ? (-1)+7(-1) -1-7? -1-7 -8=-8 RIGHT! Click here to see answer by eperette(173)
 Question 162261: x-7=x+7x x-7=8x x-x-7=8x-x 0-7=7x -7=7x -7/7=7x/7 -1=x Check: (-1)-7 ? (-1)+7(-1) -1-7? -1-7 -8=-8 RIGHT! Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30993)

 Question 162766: The directions say to match a function with its graph. I think I can graph it on my own. But I am completly confused with how to find out the coordinates. so that I can see which graph matches the function the best, so please help. (: the function is: f(x) = 3|x| Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)
 Question 162766: The directions say to match a function with its graph. I think I can graph it on my own. But I am completly confused with how to find out the coordinates. so that I can see which graph matches the function the best, so please help. (: the function is: f(x) = 3|x| Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 162837: Please help me with this questions, |5n-6| = 22 This is what I think: 5n-6=22 5n=22+6 5n=28 5n/5 = 28/5 n = 5 3/5 Is this how you go about solving this problem, or am I totally off base??? Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 163364: The problem is : 20 is 40% of what number I tried 20 x 40% and i dont think thats right. Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 163374: Please help me with this problem! How do you solve and graph this problem y = the absolute value of ( x + 2) - 1? Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 163798: |2x -4| = 12 thanks for all the help! Click here to see answer by joecbaseball(37)

 Question 163007: Please help me solve the following question: Solve and write in interval notation for the solution set: The absolute value of x+2 greater than or equal to 4 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 164404: This problem d - 25 = -9 is to be solved by finding the "absolute value" of D. Solving for d is only a part of what should be your final answer. This question is for extra credit from a recorded lesson teachlet and I cannot find an answer to it. Can you help with it? Nina Click here to see answer by Fombitz(13828)

 Question 164754: Describe in words or by using a graph the following system of absolute value inequalities: |x| > 3 and |y| > 1 Thank you Click here to see answer by Mathtut(3670)

 Question 164906: |x-7|=|2x+1| x-7=2x+1 -x -x -7=x+1 -1 -1 -8=x x-7=-(2x+1) x=7-(2x+1) Click here to see answer by MRperkins(300)

 Question 164981: Solve the following absolute value inequality: I am not quit sure how to do this problem with a fraction. Thank you ˝ |x – 2| < 4 Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8908)

 Question 166072: -2[7d] = -14 The bar is a straight line, and I don't know how to type it. It is called the absolute bar. THanks for your help! Click here to see answer by gonzo(654)

 Question 166106: Solve the following inequality and list solution in interval notation. |-3x-5|≥10 Can someone help me with this question, please. Thank you Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28593)

 Question 166070: 2[d + 3] = 8 The bar is a straight line, and I don't know how to type it. It is called the absolute bar. THanks for your help! Click here to see answer by midwood_trail(310)

 Question 166127: What are the steps to solve for the absolute value |y| in the following: |y| - 4 = 3y Thanks Click here to see answer by sata001(4)