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Posted by on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 9:23pm.

Solve the equation.
|n – 6| = |1 – n|

  • math - , Monday, October 19, 2009 at 9:52pm

    2 choices:
    n-6 = 1-n or -n + 6 = 1-n

    1.
    n-6 = 1-n
    2n = 7
    n = 7/2

    2.
    -n+6 = 1-n
    6 =- 1, contradiction, so no solution

    so n = 7/2

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