|3x+8|=5x-8, solve for x

Greyson Landry 2022-07-26 Answered
|3x+8|=5x-8, solve for x
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akademiks1989rz
Answered 2022-07-27 Author has 16 answers
|3x+8|=5x-8
=>3x+8=5x-8,3x+8=-(5x-8)
=>3x+8=5x-8,3x+8=-5x+8
=>5x-3x=8+8,3x+5x=8-8
=>2x=16,8x=0
=>x=8, x=0
verifying:
for x=8
|(3*8) +8|=(5*8)-8
=>|24+8|=40-8
=>|32|=32 ,true
for x=0
|(3*0) +8|=(5*0)-8
=>|0+8|=0-8
=>|8|=-8 ,false
so the only solution is x=8
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