Posted by **Tami** on Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 8:50pm.

the absolute value of a certain integer is greater than 3 and less than 6. which of the following could not be 2 less than the integer?

A)-7

B)-6

C) 2

D) 3

E) 4

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**Emily**, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 8:54pm
I would think that the number would have to be positive, so either letter a or letter b would be right...?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 8:57pm
The solution to your first statement is

±4 and ±5.

Now take 2 less than each of those answers and see which one fits.

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