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Solve 2|x-3|-5=7

 Jul 29, 2020
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Not sure if I'm correct, but here goes:

2|x-3|=12

|x-3|=6

x = 9 or -3

 Jul 29, 2020
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Add 5 to both sides

2|x-3| = 12

|x-3| =6

 

Now you have to evaluate    x-3 = 6       and   x-3 = -6

                                                 x = 9                x = -3           Just as W1000 found ! cheeky

 Jul 29, 2020
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Wait, who's that?

Weiart000  Jul 30, 2020

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