I read the guide but I'm still not sure how to solve this, maybe someone can help.

Solve for x, xER

|x-5| = 4x + 1

Printable View

- Oct 19th 2010, 01:40 PMShoutInequality Question
I read the guide but I'm still not sure how to solve this, maybe someone can help.

Solve for x, xER

|x-5| = 4x + 1 - Oct 19th 2010, 01:50 PMpickslides
When solving $\displaystyle |x-5|=4x+1$ you need to make

$\displaystyle x-5=4x+1$

and

$\displaystyle -(x-5)=4x+1$

and solve both