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Posted by **Shreya** on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 8:49pm.

write the following absolute value functions as piecewise functions.

g(x) = |x+1|

positive be x+1

negative be -(x+1) but in back of book it says negative one be -x-1 if x is less than -1. and i not understand.

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**Steve**, Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:20pmsurely you realize that -(x+1) = -x-1

- math-calculus -
**Steve**, Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:20pm|x+1| = -(x+1) if (x+1) < 0

that is, if x < -1

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