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April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014

Posted by **Juri** on Monday, July 23, 2007 at 10:25am.

Since the expression, 16x - 5, can be either positive or negative, solve for both.

16x - 5 = 3

16x = 8

x = .5

-(16x - 5) = 3

-16x + 5 = 3

-16x = -2

x = 1/8

You can decide which is "greatest."

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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