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-|4x-2|=-10

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-| 4x - 2 |  =  -10

Divide both sides by -1:     | 4x - 2 |  =  10

Because it's an absolute value problem:  Either  4x - 2  =  10  or  4x - 2  =  -10

If  4x - 2  =  10     --->     4x  =  12     --->     x  =  3

If  4x - 2  =  -10     --->     4x  =  -8     --->   x  =  -2

geno3141  Mar 24, 2015
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-| 4x - 2 |  =  -10

Divide both sides by -1:     | 4x - 2 |  =  10

Because it's an absolute value problem:  Either  4x - 2  =  10  or  4x - 2  =  -10

If  4x - 2  =  10     --->     4x  =  12     --->     x  =  3

If  4x - 2  =  -10     --->     4x  =  -8     --->   x  =  -2

geno3141  Mar 24, 2015

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