Solve the equation: |x| = 5 medals as a reward or anything please HELP!!!!!
@lopez09 Can you think of two numbers on the number line that a distance of 5 from 0?
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when you solve absolute to get out that |dw:1412813596019:dw| sign you will get two answer one is negative and one is positive
so negative 5 and positive 5???
right and what if you had |x|=7?
well posite 7 and negative
Ok great stuff what if you had |x|=-6 <---this is a trick question
hmmmm I have no idea sorry
@BreanneAndrews instead of just giving just the solution. Maybe you can at least tell a person how you reach that conclusion. It is good you know it. But the people who are asking questions about it don't know it and need to learn it.
|x| , think of this as a distance from x to 0 distance can only be positive or 0
so when you read something like |x|=-6 Translate this well can a distance be -6 units?
There is no such distance that can be described by a negative number Therefore |x| cannot ever be equal to a negative number
how old are you??
WHY DOES SHE GET THE MEDAL I HELPED TOO
I normally wouldn't give me age because that is personal info, but I'm 29. :p
hahaha OK ok you get medal too sorry xp
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