Posted by **Tracey** on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:51pm.

i'm doing absolute value in open sentences and then graphing them. how would you solve |t-4| > t-4 ?

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**daniel**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:05pm
it could be a no solution answer??

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**Reiny**, Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 8:50pm
+(t-4) > t-4

0>0 , no solution

or

-(t-4) > t-4

-t+4 >t-4

-2t > -8

t < 4

check with some numbers

t = 1 , which is less than 4

|1-4| > 1-4

3 > -3 , YUP

t = -50 , which is less than 4

|-50-4| > -50 - 4

54 > -54 , YUP

let t = 6 , which is greater than 4

|6-4| > 6-4

2 > 2 , no, as it should be

looks like t > 4 is my solution

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