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Posted by **Bri** on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:23pm.

the distance between x and 8 is less than 14

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**Bri**, Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:27pmi think the answer is (x-8)<14

the parentheses stand for the absolute value sign

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**helper**, Friday, January 14, 2011 at 3:31pm| x - 8 | < 14

this means

x - 8 < 14

x < 22

-x + 8 < 14

-x < 6

x > -6

therefore,

-6 < x < 22

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