absolute value equations

Mathematics
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the absolute value of three x minus five equals two x plus one. what is x?

Jun 13th, 2015

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3x-5=2x+1

3x-2x=1+5

x=6....................................................................................................

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Jun 13th, 2015

there are absolute value signs around the 3x-5

the problem looks like this [3X-5]=2X+1

Jun 13th, 2015

still the ans same because in absolute value we ignore only minus sign like if we have [-3x] we only write 3x ignore minus sign so dont worry this is the rite ans because we dont have any negative value

Jun 13th, 2015

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