# Inequality Question

• October 19th 2010, 01:40 PM
Shout
Inequality 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
• October 19th 2010, 01:50 PM
pickslides
When solving $|x-5|=4x+1$ you need to make

$x-5=4x+1$

and

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

and solve both