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    Exclamation help again

    simplify |1/2|(2x-10)
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    Quote Originally Posted by RashanHoliday View Post
    simplify |1/2|(2x-10)
    What do you want |.| to mean, it is usually used to mean the absolute value,
    and as 1/2 is positive |1/2| is 1/2.

    So:

    |1/2|(2x-10)= (1/2)(2x-10)=(2x-10)/2=x-5

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    thank you

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