algebra

write the verbal sentence as an inequality and solve the inequality. (this has to do with absolute value inequalities)

the distance between x and 8 is less than 14

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asked by Bri
  1. i think the answer is (x-8)<14
    the parentheses stand for the absolute value sign

    posted by Bri
  2. | x - 8 | < 14

    this means
    x - 8 < 14
    x < 22

    -x + 8 < 14
    -x < 6
    x > -6

    therefore,
    -6 < x < 22

    posted by helper

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