Solving Equations Containing Absolute Value

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Solving Equations Containing Absolute Value To  solve an equation containing absolute value,  isolate the absolute value on one side of the  equation. Then set its contents equal to both the positive and negative value of the number on the 
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Unformatted text preview: other side of the equation and solve both equations. Example 1 Solve | x | + 2 = 5. Isolate the absolute value. Set the contents of the absolute value portion equal to +3 and –3. Answer: 3, –3...
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