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Algebra (please help!)

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Pretend the parentheses are absolute value bars.

Solve: (x+5) < 5

The choices are:

a. -10 < x < 0
b. -5 < x < 5
c. -10 < x < 5
d. -10 < x < 10

I'm not sure how to solve this and how the answers relate to the question. Please help if you can! Thank you! :-)

  • Algebra (please help!) -

    │x+5│ < 5

    x+5 < 5 AND -x - 5 < 5
    x < 0 AND -x < 10
    x < 0 AND x > -10

    or -10 < x < 0 which is a)

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