OpenStudy (anonymous):

Can someone please help. Below are the steps to solve an equation: Step 1: |x âˆ’ 4| + 1 = 8 Step 2: |x âˆ’ 4| = 8 âˆ’ 1 Step 3: |x âˆ’ 4| = 7 Which of the following is a correct next step to solve the equation? x âˆ’ 4 = âˆ’7 x + 4 = âˆ’7 âˆ’x âˆ’ 4 = 7 x + 4 = 7

2 years ago
OpenStudy (misty1212):

HI!!

2 years ago
OpenStudy (misty1212):

you need to solve two equations to solve \[|x-4|=7\] one is \[x-4=7\] and the other is \[x-4=-7\]

2 years ago