Suppose you measured the diameter of a tree trunk to be 5 cm. The actual diameter can vary by at most 0.4 cm, due to the error in measuring a non-flat surface. Write an absolute value inequality for the range of acceptable diameters and solve the inequality.

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  1. 4.6cm <=diameter<=5.4cm

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