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    are these the same

    f(x) = |X-8| G(x) = |-x + 8|

    if they were to be graphed
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    Re: are these the same

    Yes. |x-8| = |8-x|, whether they are graphed or not.
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    Re: are these the same

    one more question say with g(x) if i factord the negative g(x)= -|x-8| would it be the same as G(x) = |-x + 8|
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    Re: are these the same

    Absolutely not. g(x) <= 0 and G(x) >= 0

    |x-8| = |-1|*|-x+8| = 1*|8-x| = |8-x|
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