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Posted by on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:54pm.

How do I solve this absolute value inequality? Should I add two to both sides first?
| -3n | - 2 = 4

  • Math - , Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:56pm

    Not inequality I meant equation.

  • Math - , Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:04pm

    since |x| =
    x if x>=0
    -x if x<0

    so, either

    -3n >= 0 and
    (-3n) = 6 so n = -2

    or

    -3n < 0 and
    -(-3n) = 6 so n=2

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