Solve |2x - 5| = 4.
|2x - 5| = 4 2x - 5 = -4 or 2x - 5 = 4 2x - 5 = -4; 2x = -4 + 5; 2x = 1; x = 1/2; 2x - 5 = 4; 2x = 4 + 5; 2x = 9; x = 9/2; x = 1/2 or x = 9/2
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Asked 6/14/2011 9:13:14 AM
Updated 8/24/2014 3:46:36 PM
Edited by andrewpallarca [8/24/2014 3:46:36 PM]
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|2x - 5| = 4

2x - 5 = -4 or 2x - 5 = 4

2x - 5 = -4;
2x = -4 + 5;
2x = 1;
x = 1/2;

2x - 5 = 4;
2x = 4 + 5;
2x = 9;
x = 9/2;

x = 1/2 or x = 9/2
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