Posted by **Jon** on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 3:55pm.

( / means absolute value)

Solve: 3+/2y-1/>=1. Graph the solution set on a number line.

The number line I have is:

-5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6

I'm confused on what to do.

- Math -
**Reiny**, Monday, February 25, 2008 at 4:57pm
3+ │2y-1│ ≥ 1 or

│2y-1│ ≥ -2

this has an intuitive solution.

by the definition of absolute value, the left side can only be positive or zero.

any positive value or zero ≥ -2

so the solution would be the entire number set. So draw a solid line on your number line with arrows in either direction.

- Math -
**Jon**, Monday, February 25, 2008 at 5:13pm
I have to show my work so is that ALL I have to do? 3+ ©¦2y-1©¦ ˇÝ 1 or

©¦2y-1©¦ ˇÝ -2

- Math -
**Reiny**, Monday, February 25, 2008 at 5:21pm
by saying,

"by definition │anything│ ≥ -2" you have shown your work.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - ( / means absolute value) Solve: 3+/2y-1/>=1. Graph the solution set ...
- math - a number line below -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 Which of the expressions ...
- Algebra - 12. Determine if the following is a conjuction or disjunction. y + 4 &...
- algebra 1 - Inequality 3 | 2x-2 | +16<58 •simplify as much as possible ...
- Math inequalitites - Hi, I need some help with some inequalitites. Thanks!! Use ...
- Math - 1)Solve 3+2(1-x)>6 or 2x+14<=8. Graph the solution set on a number ...
- math-calculus - which of following statements is false 1. The absolute value of ...
- math, help - For the following set, which number has the largest absolute value...
- Math - The graph of the equation y=4-x consists of all the points in the ...
- Algebra II - I need some help with some problems as well as need some checked. ...

More Related Questions