College Algebra : Absolute Value Inequalities

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Absolute Value Inequalities

Solve:  

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Add  on both sides.

Add 8 on both sides.

Divide by two on both sides.

The answer is:  

Example Question #2 : Absolute Value Inequalities

Solve the inequality:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve for  first isolate the absolute value portion on one side of the equation and all other constants on the other side.

Since absolute values can come from either negative or positive values, two equations need to be set up and solved for.

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