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???

yeah

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

No solution

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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