Posted by **Tristan** on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:23pm.

Solve the equation |2x − 5| £ 9

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**Steve**, Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:07am
recall that |n| =

n if n>=0

-n if n<0

So, we have two possibilities.

If 2x-5 >= 0,

2x-5 = 9

x = 7

If 2x-5 < 0,

-(2x-5) = 9

2x-5 = -9

x = -2

So, x = -2,7

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